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Listen to podcasts from experts and public service announcements that explain the importance of getting vaccinated against serious diseases.
Adults Need Immunizations, Too! [4:30 minutes, date released: 3/19/2012]
In this podcast, Dr. Andrew Kroger from CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases discusses simple, safe, and effective ways adults can help protect themselves, their family, and their community from serious and deadly diseases.
Get Your Big Boy Shots [3:33 minutes, date released: 2/2/2012]
You may think vaccines are just for kids, but there are nearly a dozen vaccine recommended for people over the age of 18. In this podcast, Dr. Carolyn Bridges discusses the importance of adults staying up-to-date with their vaccines.
Recognizing and Preventing Whooping Cough (Pertussis) [3:28 minutes, date released: 9/15/2010]
In this podcast, Tami Skoff, a mother of two and epidemiologist with CDC, discusses the symptoms of whooping cough (pertussis) and how to prevent it. She discusses the importance of getting everyone vaccinated, especially those who will have close contact with an infant.
Prevent Pneumonia [4:50 minutes, date released: 5/23/2012]
This podcast explains what pneumonia is, its symptoms, and how to prevent it.
There’s a Vaccine for Shingles?! [1:42 minutes, date released: 7/13/2009]
This podcast answers a listener’s question about the vaccine for shingles.
VSI: Vaccine Scene Investigation [4:02 minutes, date released: 10/20/2010]
Stopping serious diseases before they start is what Vaccine Scene Investigation is all about. This video shows the importance of vaccinating against diseases such as Influenza, Pneumococcus, Herpes Zoster (Shingles), and Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis.
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