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This page lists podcasts and videos related to pneumococcal disease and vaccination.


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Prevent Pneumonia
[4:17 minutes, Date Released: 8/6/2015]
CDC’s Matthew Westercamp explains what pneumonia is, its symptoms, and how to prevent it.

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Pneumococcal Vaccination: Applying the ACIP Algorithms

CDC Commentary: Pneumococcal Vaccination: Applying the ACIP AlgorithmsExternal
[7:38 minutes, Date Released: 11/19/2014]
An overview of which vaccines to give adult patients to protect them from pneumococcal disease, including guidance on the order and timing between doses.

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One Family’s Struggle with Pneumococcal DiseaseExternal
[3:53 minutes, Date Released: 12/2/2009]
One mother shares the heart-wrenching account of her family’s struggles with pneumococcal disease affecting both of her young children.

Dr. Ann Schuchat

CDC Commentary: Overcoming Vaccine Concerns and RefusalsExternal
[7:50 minutes, Date Released: 6/6/2011]
Dr. Anne Schuchat, Assistant Surgeon General and Principal Deputy Director of CDC, offers tips for having conversations with parents who are reticent to vaccinate their children.

Page last reviewed: September 6, 2017