This page lists podcasts and videos related to pneumococcal disease and vaccination.
[4:17 minutes, Date Released: 8/6/2015]
CDC’s Matthew Westercamp explains what pneumonia is, its symptoms, and how to prevent it.
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.
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.
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.