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Video of the Week Archive 2015

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March 2-8
Video of the Week
Gigi’s Story
Gigi's Story: Gigi, a school teacher, had a very serious infection with influenza leading to complications of coma and need for intubation and ventilator support. She eventually recovered. In this video, Gigi and her husband recount these events and what this experience meant for their family. "Gigi's Story" is from "Shot by Shot Stories of Vaccine-preventable Diseases," a project of the California Immunization Coalition. Visit shotbyshot.org to view the entire collection of video stories from people who have been touched by vaccine-preventable diseases.
March 9-15
Video of the Week
Watch M.O.M.s (Moms on Meningitis) in these two new compelling public service announcements (PSAs) from the National Meningitis Association (NMA):
The Right Thing to Do
The Right Thing to Do: Encourages parents to get their children vaccinated. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends meningococcal vaccination against serogroups A, C, W and Y for all children aged 11-12 with a booster at age 16.
The Right Thing to Do: Serogroup B
The Right Thing to Do: Serogroup B: Educates parents about the recent availability of the serogroup B vaccine and reinforces NMAs hope for a strong recommendation.
March 16-22
Video of the Week
Measles: It’s Back
Measles: It’s Back: Rick's New Kids Show - It’s Back: Rick Mercer is an extremely popular and talented comedian in Canada and is well known for the “Rick’s Rant” segment on his show. This recent video segment focuses on the absurdity behind the resurgence of measles.
March 23-30
Video of the Week
Frontline: The Vaccine War
Frontline - The Vaccine War: With measles, mumps and whooping cough making a comeback, the news program Frontline will broadcast a newly updated version of its 2010 documentary The Vaccine War. Watch online or on PBS stations nationwide beginning Tuesday, March 24. Building on years of research, the documentary explores both the roots of the vaccine debate, and the latest chapter in the heated controversy, including the debate over exemptions and whether children should be allowed to attend public schools if they are not vaccinated.
Check the listing for your local PBS station
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