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Director′s Briefing Videos

A collection of videos featuring the CDC Director. Hear the latest science coming out of CDC as well as how CDC increases the health security of the nation.

Director's Videos by Topic

Opioid Painkiller Prescribing: Where You Live Makes a Difference

Opioid Painkiller Prescribing
Vital Signs July 2014



Preventing Norovirus Outbreaks

Preventing Norovirus Outbreaks
Vital Signs June 2014



Serious Health Threat of Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

Antibiotic Resistance Bacteria Threat Report

Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013



Teen Pregnancy

Preventing Pregnancies in Younger Teens
Vital Signs April 2014



Improving Antibiotic Use Among Hospitalized Patients

Improving Antibiotic Use Among Hospitalized Patients
Vital Signs March 2014



Child Passenger Safety

Child Passenger Safety
Vital Signs February 2014



Dr. Tom Frieden Speaks at National Press Club: "The Cough Heard 'Round the World"

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Advanced Molecular Detection

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Talk to Your Doc About Quitting Smoking

Impact of the Tips from Former Smokers Campaign

Iniciativa Million Hearts

Million Hearts Initiative

CRE and Antibiotic Resistance

Making Health Care Safer: Stop Infections from Lethal CRE Germs Now
Vitial Signs March 2013



Heart Disease and Stroke

Heart Disease and Stroke
Vital Signs September 2013



Foodborne Illness from Listeria

Listeria
Vital Signs June 2013



Latest on MRSA

Polio Eradication

January 24, 2013



World AIDS Day: Closer Than Ever to an AIDS-Free Generation

Testing to Prevent Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer
Vital Signs November 2013


Obesity Rates among Preschoolers

Obesity Rates among Preschoolers
Vital Signs August 2013



RxDrug Overdose

Rx Drug Overdose
Vital Signs July 2013



Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C
Vital Signs May 2013



SARS – 10 Years Later

Tips from Former Smokers Campaign 2013

Progress Against HIV/AIDS

Rebuilding Haiti

Healthcare-Associated Infections

February 11, 2013



Smoking among Adults with Mental Illness

Vital Signs February 2013



Latest on Flu

 

You are 60% less likely to spread the flu to your family

Image:You are 60% less likely to spread the flu to your family

The best way to protect yourself against the flu is with a flu shot. In fact, even though the flu shot is far from perfect, The effectiveness this year is about 60%. But that means you're 60% less likely to get really sick from the flu, and to spread it to your family and others. It's by far the best tool we have to protect against the flu.

Children under 6 months should not get a flu shot

Image:  Who should not get a flu shot?  Children under 6 mos.

Virtually everyone should get a flu shot. Infants under the age of six months can't get the flu shot.

Check with your doctor about getting a flu shot if you have egg ellergies or have had a severe reaction to a previous flu shot

Image: Check with your doctor if you: Have egg allergies; Had a severe reaction to a previous flu shot

While virtually everyone should get a flu shot, check with your doctor if you've had a severe reaction to eggs or to a prior flu shot.

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