Vaccinations for Adults and Adolescents: Facts and Fiction

12/2/2013; 87 minutes

Vaccines are an important part of personal and public health. While vaccines for infants and young children are critical, immunizations also affect the health of adolescents and adults. Dr. Lisa Winston, Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, explores many of the new vaccines recommended for adolescents and adults and the updated recommendations for older vaccines. She also address some of the common misconceptions about vaccines and vaccine safety.

Dr. Lisa Winston, Professor of Medicine, University of California, San
Francisco, explores who should get what vaccines. She looks at vaccines for Measles and Mumps, Hepatitis B, Pneumococcal, Meningococcal, Pertussis (whooping cough), Influenza,
Varicella zoster (shingles) and Human Papillomavirus (HPV).
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