Diseases & Conditions – Vaccination Videos
This video helps to answer commonly asked questions about vaccination against measles. Included in the video is information about the measles, mumps, and rubella or MMR vaccine, who should get it, dosage at various ages, how to know whether you are immune to measles, and whether an additional or “booster” dose of vaccine is needed to protect against the disease.
Since measles is still common in many countries, unvaccinated travelers bring measles to the U.S. and it can spread. But you can protect yourself, your family, and your community with the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, especially before traveling internationally. Ask your doctor if everyone in your family has received all recommended doses of MMR and other vaccines for best protection.
With busy jobs and four active kids, Mary Beth and Barckley Toole don’t have time to get sick. A call from the doctor’s office reminded Mary Beth that they need vaccines to help stay healthy – just like their kids do. Follow along as she and Barckley find out what vaccines are recommended for adults.
Chief Science Officer Dr. Anne Schuchat answers parents’ questions about the 2009 H1N1 flu and the vaccine to protect against it. Children aged six months through 24 years are recommended to receive H1N1 flu vaccine. Learn more about it, and how you can protect your family with this vaccine.
Have you heard? Meningococcal disease is a serious, potentially fatal illness. There are approximately 1,000 cases of meningococcal disease in the U.S. each year. Since this video was produced, new vaccine recommendations have been made. Adolescents 11 through 18 years of age should still get a dose of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine, preferably at age 11 or 12 years; now a booster dose is recommended at age 16 years.
If you’re pregnant, a flu shot is your best protection against serious illness from the flu. The flu can cause severe illness in pregnant women, causing hospitalizations or even death. Pregnant woman with the flu also have a greater chance for serious problems for their unborn baby, including premature labor and delivery. A flu shot can protect pregnant women, their unborn babies, and even the baby after birth.
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, aka Shingles and Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis.
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