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Video of the Week Archive 2016

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August 2016
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August 1-7
Video of the Week
Father-Daughter Conversation About Hepatitis B: This Telly Award winning video is part of CDCís multi-lingual Know Hepatitis B campaign. The PSA, developed in English,  Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, and Korean languages, features a daughter talking to her father about the importance of getting tested for hepatitis B. One in twelve Asian Americans has hepatitis B but most donít know they are infected.
August 8-14
Video of the Week
Cormit Avital Says She Thought She Was "Bulletproof": First-time mom regrets not getting Tdap vaccination during pregnancy. She declined Tdap at 28 weeks "being the healthy, fit, organic woman that I am." Her newborn was ill in the hospital, needing oxygen and monitoring. ďIf I could turn back time, I would protect myself.Ē (Gold Coast Health)
August 15-21
Video of the Week
Adults Need Immunizations: Pharmacy student Priyan Lad's video about the importance of adult immunization came in second place in the 2016 National Adult and Influenza Summit's Adult Vaccine Video Contest. Protecting the individual's health and the health of others, in addition to reducing health care costs, are reasons adults need to be vaccinated.
August 22-28
Video of the Week
Meningococcal Disease Public Service Announcement: This PSA from the National Foundation of Infectious Disease encourages teens and young adults to talk with their healthcare professional about the two types of vaccines available to help prevent meningococcal disease.
 
August 29-September 4
Video of the Week
The Origin of Vaccines: English physician Edward Jenner (1749-1823) noted that milkmaids who had been infected with cowpox were resistant to smallpox. Jenner utilized cowpox scabs or pus to protect those he inoculated from what was then a terrible smallpox plague. 150 years later, smallpox was eradicated. (Open Mind)
             
 
             
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