Continued analysis of the 1918 pandemic mortality among Australian, British, Canadian, New Zealand, and US forces was conducted by collaborators at the Australian Army Malaria Institute and AFHSC in FY 2011.
Through review of these programs, the AFHSC and its partners detected a decrease in vaccine effectiveness for the live-attenuated vaccine, especially with regards to the A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccine component.
We also express our appreciation to the AFHSC staff, especially Dr Luther Lindler and Dr Julie Pavlin, for their assistance with manuscript edits and editorial suggestions.
Influenza detection kit helps AFHSC identify outbreaks before they start.
Subject matter experts from the US Department of Homeland Security, AFHSC, Georgetown University, the George Washington University, and the Carolinas Medical Center presented on topics relevant to infectious disease and disaster response.
The IDDRC was one of several workshops planned by the AFHSC, the Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine, and US combatant commands that focus on emerging infectious disease outbreaks and disaster planning and response as a means of contributing to national, regional and global security.
d) Director, Communications Standards and Training Divisions, AFHSC
A postdeployment health reassessment (DD Form 2900) must be completed for all Soldiers and DA civilians upon redeployment as prescribed by DoD and DA policy and archived electronically at AFHSC.
A predeployment serum specimen must be drawn for all Soldiers and DA civilians as prescribed by DoD and DA policy and forwarded to AFHSC for storage in the DoD Serum Repository (DoDSR).
AFHSC provides reports as required on deployment health assessment data to the Force Health Protection Quality Assurance coordinator at the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Health Protection and Readiness (DASD/FHP&R).