Infectious Diseases/Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellowship

Flu season came early, hit hard in Tennessee

Flu season came a month early this year in Tennessee and hit hard, disproportionately affecting children, according to Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) data gathered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Tennessee Department of Health and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Epidemic Intelligence Service officers check the humidity and take samples from linens in a patient room while investigating a hospital-associated mucormycosis outbreak in Little Rock, Arkansas, in March 2021.

VUMC to pilot CDC joint training program

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is among 11 centers that will pilot a new federally sponsored training program, the Joint Infectious Diseases/Epidemic Intelligence Service (ID/EIS) Fellowship.