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Influenza poses one of the world’s greatest infectious disease challenges. CDC programs protect the United States from seasonal and pandemic influenza. When a new flu virus emerges, with pandemic potential, that can infect people and spread globally, CDC is prepared and ready to respond.

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1918 Influenza Pandemic Commemoration

Preparing for an Influenza Pandemic, A CDC Perspective

Preparing for an Influenza Pandemic, A CDC Perspective [Streaming, 2 min 38 sec]
Influenza poses one of the world’s greatest infectious disease challenges. CDC programs protect the United States from seasonal and pandemic influenza. When a new flu virus emerges, with pandemic potential, that can infect people and spread globally, CDC is prepared and ready to respond.

1918 Pandemic Partner Webinar

1918 Pandemic Partner Webinar [Streaming, 48 min 16 sec]
A video commemorating 100 Years since the 1918 Flu Pandemic. The 1918 Flu Pandemic was a historic global event that killed more people than World War I, II and the Korean and Vietnam Wars combined. It is one of the most devastating health events in recorded world history.

Flu Vaccination & Prevention

Prevent Flu! Get a Flu Vaccine and Take Preventive Actions

Prevent Flu! Get a Flu Vaccine and Take Preventive Actions [Streaming, 1 min 50 sec] An informational video that raises awareness about important influenza (flu) prevention actions, including receiving a flu vaccine every year. Preventive actions, including covering your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough and limiting your contact with others if you become sick, can also help prevent the spread of flu. Low Resolutio [MP4 – 5.6 MB] | Audio Description Cdc-media[MP4 – 34.9 MB]

Misconceptions about Flu and the Flu Vaccine

Misconceptions about Flu and the Flu VaccineExternal [Streaming, 10 min 26 sec]
Dr. Joe Bresee addresses questions and misconceptions about the flu and the flu vaccine.

Answers to Common Questions about the Flu Vaccine

Answers to Common Questions about the Flu VaccineExternal [Streaming, 5 min 43 sec]
Dr. Tim Uyeki with CDC’s Influenza Division answers common questions about the flu vaccine for pregnant women and children. Some information in this video regarding contraindications and precautions for receipt of the nasal spray flu vaccine (LAIV) is out of date. For updated information, see Questions and Answers on LAIV. In addition, this video does not include information on quadrivalent flu vaccines or recombinant flu vaccine.

Influenza Round Table: Take Three

Influenza Round Table: Take ThreeExternal [Streaming, 2 min 20 sec]
Dr. Joe Bresee describes how to keep from getting seasonal flu and spreading it to others by taking these three steps.

Influenza Round Table: Don’t Get, Don’t Spread

Influenza Round Table: Don’t Get, Don’t SpreadExternal [Streaming, 1 min 24 sec]
Dr. Joe Bresee describes how to keep from getting the seasonal flu and spreading it to others.

Flu Vaccine Safety

Answers to Common Questions about Flu Vaccine Safety

Answers to Common Questions about Flu Vaccine SafetyExternal [Streaming, 8 min 54 sec]
Dr. Claudia Vellozzi

Spanish Speaking Audiences

Un Amor Perdido (A Lost Love)

Un Amor Perdido (A Lost Love)External [Streaming, 8 min 49 sec]
A Spanish language motion comic book based on a true story of a Hispanic couple expecting their second child. The story of Jorge and Monica is a tragic reminder of the importance of annual flu vaccination for pregnant women and their families. Share this motion comic book with your friends and loved ones to encourage them to protect themselves and the people around them from the flu.

Hablemos de la Influenza

Hablemos de la Influenza [Streaming, 5 min 34 sec]
La emisión en formato de charla informativa presenta al doctor Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner…

Pandemic Flu

1918 Pandemic Partner Webinar

1918 Pandemic Partner Webinar [Streaming, 48 min 16 sec]
A video commemorating 100 Years since the 1918 Flu Pandemic. The 1918 Flu Pandemic was a historic global event that killed more people than World War I, II and the Korean and Vietnam Wars combined. It is one of the most devastating health events in recorded world history.

Historical Videos

Videos in this section contain information, guidance or recommendations that are no longer up-to-date. CDC continues to make this content available for historical reference here in this section.

2012

Variant H3N2 Influenza Virus: What You Should Know

Variant H3N2 Influenza Virus: What You Should KnowExternal [Streaming, 4 min 25 sec]
Posting Date: Monday, February 06, 2012
Faculty: Michael Jhung, MD, MPH
Lead Specialty: Infectious Diseases

CDC Recommendations to Reduce the Risk of H3N2v Flu Virus Infection for Fairgoers and Swine Exhibitors

CDC Recommendations to Reduce the Risk of H3N2v Flu Virus Infection for Fairgoers and Swine Exhibitors [5 MB, 5 min 51 sec]
Dr. Lyn Finelli discusses CDC’s recommendations for reducing the risk of infection with H3N2v flu viruses for fairgoers and swine exhibitors.

Flu Vaccine Information for Pregnant Women and Children

Flu Vaccine Information for Pregnant Women and ChildrenExternal [Streaming, 6 min 25 sec]
Dr. Alicia Fry with CDC’s Influenza Division answers questions about flu vaccines for pregnant women and children. Some information in this video regarding contraindications and precautions for receipt of the nasal spray flu vaccine (LAIV) is out of date. For updated information, see Questions and Answers on LAIV.

2009

Flu Guidance Videos from the Deaf Wellness Center, University of Rochester

Flu Guidance Videos from the Deaf Wellness Center, University of Rochester
For Parents [MP4, 47 MB, 9 min 31 sec]
For Adults [MP4, 60 MB, 9 min 31 sec]
For Parents [WMV, 37 MB, 9 min 31 sec]
For Adults [WMV, 49 MB, 9 min 31 sec]