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Preschool Flu Prevention (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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In the U.S., many young children go to day-care centers and preschools; these environments put them at higher risk for influenza. This podcast discusses the importance of getting preschool-age children vaccinated against influenza.  Created: 3/6/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/6/2014.

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Preschool Flu Prevention (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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In the U.S., many young children go to day-care centers and preschools. These environments put them at higher risk for influenza, including potential serious complications, such as hospitalization and even death. An annual flu vaccine is recommended for all children six months and older. In this podcast, Dr. Erin Kennedy discusses the importance of getting your preschooler vaccinated against influenza.  Created: 3/6/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 3/6/2014.

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Cervical Cancer PSA (:30)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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Cervical Cancer PSA (:30) (No Tag)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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HPV Vaccine PSA (:30)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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HPV Vaccine (:30) (No Tag)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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Cancers Caused by HPV PSA (:30)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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Cancers Caused by HPV PSA (:30) (No Tag)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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HPV Vaccine Safety PSA (:30)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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HPV Vaccine Safety PSA (:30) (No Tag)

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In this 30 second public service announcement, a mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV vaccination. No CDC tag at the end. (Una madre habla sobre la importancia de proteger a los niños y las niñas de 11 a 12 años con la vacuna contra el VPH.).  Created: 1/15/2014 by National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 1/15/2014.

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¿Necesita seguro médico? (Need Health Insurance?)

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Suscríbase al seguro de salud de bajo precio con servicios de prevención gratuitos, desde el 1 de octubre del 2013 hasta el 31 de marzo del 2014.  Created: 12/24/2013 by Office of the Associate Director for Policy (OADP), Office of the Associate Director for Communication (OADC).   Date Released: 12/24/2013.

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Need Health Insurance?

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Sign up for affordable health insurance with free preventive services available beginning October 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.  Created: 12/23/2013 by Office of the Associate Director for Policy (OADP), Office of the Associate Director for Communication (OADC).   Date Released: 12/23/2013.

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Las vacunas nos protegen (Vaccines Help Protect Us)

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En este podcast, los niños de Kidtastics hablan sobre la importancia de las vacunas y cómo funcionan.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 12/11/2013.

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Vacuna contra el VPH (HPV Vaccine)

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Desde el 2006, hay una vacuna que protege contra los tipos de VPH que causan cáncer con mayor frecuencia. Este podcast habla sobre la importancia de que los padres hablen con los proveedores de atención médica de sus hijos sobre ponerles la vacuna contra el VPH.  Created: 7/25/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 11/4/2013.

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Jackie’s Story PSA (:15)

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A young mom’s world is turned upside-down when she’s diagnosed with cervical cancer. Learn what she’s doing to protect her kids from HPV-related cancers.  Created: 5/6/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 10/30/2013.

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Jackie’s Story PSA (:30)

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A young mom’s world is turned upside-down when she’s diagnosed with cervical cancer. Learn what she’s doing to protect her kids from HPV-related cancers.  Created: 5/6/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 10/30/2013.

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Jackie’s Story PSA (:30) 2

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A young mom’s world is turned upside-down when she’s diagnosed with cervical cancer. Learn what she’s doing to protect her kids from HPV-related cancers.  Created: 5/6/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 10/30/2013.

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Por qué la vacuna contra el VPH es importante para mi familia: historia de una sobreviviente de cáncer de cuello uterino (Why HPV Vaccine is Important to My Family: The Story of a Cervical Cancer Survivor)

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A una mamá joven se le vino el mundo encima cuando le diagnosticaron cáncer de cuello uterino. Entérese de lo que está haciendo para proteger a sus hijos de los cánceres asociados al VPH.  Created: 5/6/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 10/30/2013.

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La varicela y sus cómplices: las ampollas (The Chickenpox Blister Sisters)

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En este podcast, los niños de Kidtastics hablan sobre la varicela.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 10/11/2013.

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Big Kids Need Shots Too (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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At ages 11 through 12, vaccines are recommended to protect against cancers caused by HPV, as well as to prevent tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, and meningitis. In addition, everyone in the family should get a flu vaccine each year. This podcast discusses the importance of ensuring preteens and teens stay current on their shots.  Created: 8/29/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/29/2013.

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Big Kids Need Shots Too (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Just because your kids are getting older doesn’t mean you can mark vaccines off your “to do” list. Pre-teens and teens need to stay up-to-date on their shots. In this podcast, Dr. Robin Curtis discusses the importance of keeping older children up-to-date for recommended vaccines.  Created: 8/29/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/29/2013.

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The New Global Health

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Dr. Mike Miller reads an abridged version of the Emerging Infectious Diseases’ Perspective, The New Global Health.  Created: 8/13/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 8/14/2013.

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HPV Vaccine (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Nearly all sexually active men and women will get infected with the human papillomavirus, or HPV, at some point in their lives. HPV can lead to serious health problems later in life, including certain cancers in both men and women. Since 2006, a vaccine has been available that protects against the most frequent cancer-causing types of HPV. In this podcast, Shannon Stokley discusses the importance of getting the HPV vaccine.  Created: 7/25/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/25/2013.

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HPV Vaccine (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Since 2006, a vaccine has been available that protects against the most frequent cancer-causing types of HPV. This podcast discusses the importance of parents talking to their children’s health care providers about getting the HPV vaccine.  Created: 7/25/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/25/2013.

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New Flu Virus in Pigs Exhibited at Fairs in Ohio

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Dr. Andrew Bowman, a graduate research assistant in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine at The Ohio State University, discusses his study about flu virus in pigs at agricultural fairs.  Created: 5/21/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 5/23/2013.

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Why HPV Vaccine is Important to My Family: The Story of a Cervical Cancer Survivor

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A young mom’s world is turned upside-down when she’s diagnosed with cervical cancer. Learn what she’s doing to protect her kids from HPV-related cancers.  Created: 5/6/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 5/6/2013.

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Vaccines Help Protect Us

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about the importance of vaccines and how they work.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/23/2013.

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The Chickenpox Blister Sisters

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In this podcast for kids, the Kidtastics talk about chickenpox.  Created: 4/23/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 4/23/2013.

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Immunizing Infants (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Parents can protect the health of their children by making sure they’re up-to-date on all recommended vaccines. This podcast discusses the importance of childhood immunization.  Created: 4/18/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/18/2013.

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Immunizing Infants (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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One of the main things parents can do to protect the health of their children is to make sure they’re up-to-date on all recommended vaccines. In this podcast, Dr. Yabo Beysolow discusses the importance of ensuring children are up-to-date on their vaccinations.  Created: 4/18/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/18/2013.

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Myth Dispelled

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Dr. Adam Possner, an assistant professor of general internal medicine at George Washington University, reads and discusses his poem, "Myth Dispelled.".  Created: 3/20/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 3/21/2013.

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Outbreak of a New Strain of Flu at a Fair

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Dr. Karen Wong, an EIS officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses her study about flu outbreaks at agricultural fairs.  Created: 2/28/2013 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 3/4/2013.

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Flu Vaccine is Ready (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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The flu season is here and it’s time to get immunized. This podcast discusses the importance of getting vaccinated against the flu.  Created: 12/13/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/13/2012.

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Flu Vaccine is Ready (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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The flu season is here and it’s time to get immunized. The updated seasonal flu vaccine has been delivered to providers across the country and is ready to be administered. In this podcast, Dr. Joe Bresee discusses the importance of getting vaccinated against the flu.  Created: 12/13/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/13/2012.

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Mothers Against Flu (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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It is critical for women who are either pregnant or plan to get pregnant during the flu season to get an annual flu vaccine. This podcast discusses pregnant women at risk for the flu.  Created: 9/27/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/27/2012.

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Mothers Against Flu (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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It’s important for everyone age six months and older to get an annual flu vaccine, but it’s critical for women who are either pregnant or plan to get pregnant during flu season, which can run from October through May. In this podcast, Dr. Denise Jamieson discusses the importance of pregnant women getting the flu vaccine.  Created: 9/27/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/27/2012.

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Pneumococcal Pneumonia and Pandemic H1N1

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Dr. George Nelson, a CDC medical officer, discusses the relationship between pneumococcal pneumonia and Pandemic H1N1.  Created: 6/6/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 6/6/2012.

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Prevent Pneumonia

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This podcast explains what pneumonia is, its symptoms, and how to prevent it.  Created: 5/21/2012 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 5/23/2012.

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Flu-related Hospitalizations by Industry

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Dr. Sara Luckhaupt, a CDC medical officer, discusses which industries are most impacted by the flu.  Created: 4/30/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 5/2/2012.

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Keep Your Guard Up (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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CDC recommends that children under two years of age receive vaccines to protect against 14 diseases. This podcast discusses the importance of having children vaccinated.  Created: 4/26/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/26/2012.

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Keep Your Guard Up (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Vaccination rates in the US have been at or near record highs for several years, and studies indicate that most parents are confident about the safety and effectiveness of vaccines. However, recent cases of vaccine-preventable diseases indicate that we can’t let our guard down. In this podcast, Dr. Lance Rodewald discusses the importance of having children vaccinated.  Created: 4/26/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/26/2012.

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Invasive Meningococcal Men Y Disease

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Dr. Leonard Mayer, a public health microbiologist at CDC, discusses invasive meningococcal disease.  Created: 4/18/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 4/23/2012.

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Adults Need Immunizations, Too!

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In this podcast, Dr. Andrew Kroger from CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases discusses simple, safe, and effective ways adults can help protect themselves, their family, and their community from serious and deadly diseases.  Created: 3/19/2012 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 3/19/2012.

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Avoid Vaccine Administration Errors with Seven Simple Steps

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This podcast discusses seven simple ways to avoid vaccine administration errors in health care settings.  Created: 2/16/2012 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 2/16/2012.

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Keep Kids Current on Vaccines (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Every parent wants their child to be healthy. One of the best ways is to make sure they are fully vaccinated. In this podcast, Dr. Yabo Beysolow discusses the importance of getting children vaccinated.  Created: 2/16/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/16/2012.

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Keep Kids Current on Vaccines (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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One of the best ways to make sure your child is healthy, is to make sure they are fully vaccinated. This podcast discusses the importance of children and adolescents receiving their recommended vaccinations.  Created: 2/16/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/16/2012.

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Antivirals Use During the Pandemic H1N1 2009 Outbreak

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Charisma Atkins, CDC public health analyst, discusses antiviral use during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic flu outbreak.  Created: 1/23/2012 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 1/23/2012.

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Flu Resistance to Antiviral Drug in North Carolina

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Dr. Katrina Sleeman, Associate Service Fellow at CDC, discusses resistance to an antiviral flu drug in North Carolina.  Created: 12/19/2011 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 12/19/2011.

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Get Your Flu Vaccine (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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The most important thing you can do to protect yourself during flu season is to get an annual flu vaccine. This podcast shares recommendations for flu vaccination, especially for those at higher risk for complications from the flu.  Created: 12/15/2011 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/15/2011.

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Eat Your Fruits and Veggies (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Flu season is here and it’s time for most of us to get vaccinated. Each year, hundreds of thousands of people in the US get influenza and several thousand die from the disease. In this podcast, Dr. Erin Kennedy discusses the importance of getting an annual flu vaccine.  Created: 12/15/2011 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/15/2011.

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Spread of Measles Virus in Europe

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Dr. Paul Rota, team lead for the Measles Laboratory, Division of Viral Diseases, at CDC, talks about a measles virus survey in Europe, 2008-2011.  Created: 10/6/2011 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) and National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 10/6/2011.

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Contagion and CDC PSA (:30)

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This 30 second PSA highlights CDC and the Hollywood movie Contagion.  Created: 9/29/2011 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/29/2011.

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Chickenpox – What You Need to Know

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This podcast discusses chickenpox, its symptoms, how it spreads, and how to protect you and your family from getting it.  Created: 9/29/2011 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Division of Viral Diseases.   Date Released: 9/29/2011.

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Contagion: Facts Behind the Fiction

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This podcast discusses the Hollywood movie Contagion and the facts behind the fiction.  Created: 9/22/2011 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/22/2011.

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Business/Employers Influenza Toolkit

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This podcast promotes the "Make It Your Business To Fight The Flu" toolkit for Businesses and Employers. The toolkit provides information and recommended strategies to help businesses and employers promote the seasonal flu vaccine. Additionally, employers will find flyers, posters, and other materials to post and distribute in the workplace.  Created: 9/6/2011 by Office of Infectious Diseases, Office of the Director (OD).   Date Released: 9/7/2011.

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Teen Vaccines (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Parents might think their children are fully vaccinated by the time they reach kindergarten, but vaccines aren’t just for babies. While most shots are administered at a very early age, certain vaccines are recommended for adolescents. In this podcast, Dr. Christina Dorell discusses the importance of having your older children vaccinated.  Created: 8/25/2011 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/25/2011.

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Teen Vaccines (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Although most shots are administered at a very early age, certain vaccines, including catch-up vaccines, are recommended for adolescents. This podcast discusses the importance of consulting with your health-care provider about your adolescent’s immunization schedule.  Created: 8/25/2011 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/25/2011.

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Flu-Free Babies and Moms (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Pregnant women and their newborns are at increased risk for severe illness from the flu. This podcast discusses the importance of pregnant women receiving the flu vaccine.  Created: 8/18/2011 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/18/2011.

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Flu-Free Babies and Moms (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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During pregnancy, women are at increased risk for complications and severe illness from influenza, including going into labor too early, developing severe pneumonia, and, in rare cases, death. Newborns also are at increased risk for severe illness from the flu. In this podcast, Dr. Carolyn Bridges discusses the importance of pregnant women receiving the flu vaccine to protect themselves and their infants.  Created: 8/18/2011 by MMWR.   Date Released: 8/18/2011.

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Flu Free Kids (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Every year, thousands of preschool-aged children are hospitalized with flu-related complications, second only to elderly adults. Children under two are especially at risk. In this podcast, Dr. Timothy Cunningham discusses ways help prevent young children from getting the flu.  Created: 7/28/2011 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/28/2011.

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Flu Free Kids (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Children under the age of two are especially at risk for flu-related complications. This podcast discusses recommendations from public health experts for vaccination of children six months and older.  Created: 7/28/2011 by MMWR.   Date Released: 7/28/2011.

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In Memoriam: Dr. Frank John Fenner

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This podcast reflects on one of the greatest pioneers in virology, Dr. Frank John Fenner. Dr. Frederick Murphy, a member of EID's editorial board and the Institute of Medicine, and professor of Pathology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, shares professional and personal stories of Dr. Frank Fenner.  Created: 4/22/2011 by National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 4/26/2011.

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Fighting Flu PSA (:30)

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Wes Studi, Hollywood actor, urges American Indians and Alaska Natives to get vaccinated against seasonal flu.  Created: 2/15/2011 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.   Date Released: 2/15/2011.

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Fighting Flu PSA (:60)

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Wes Studi, Hollywood actor, urges American Indians and Alaska Natives to get vaccinated against seasonal flu.  Created: 2/15/2011 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.   Date Released: 2/15/2011.

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VSI – Vaccine Scene Investigation

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Watch this short, fun video that will remind everyone why it's so important for adults to get vaccinated.  Created: 12/16/2010 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Office of Health Communication (OHC).   Date Released: 12/20/2010.

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Pregnant Women Need a Flu Shot

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This podcast explains why pregnant women need a flu shot.  Created: 11/17/2010 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Office of the Director (OD).   Date Released: 11/17/2010.

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Pregnant Women: Know the Signs and Symptoms of Flu

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This podcast is targeted to pregnant women and explains 1) the signs and symptoms of the flu, and 2) what to do if you experience and signs and symptoms. This podcast is NOT a substitute for the advice of your doctor or health care provider. It is intended for educational purposes only.  Created: 11/17/2010 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Office of the Director (OD).   Date Released: 11/17/2010.

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Influenza 2010-2011: ACIP Vaccination Recommendations

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In this podcast targeted to clinicians, Dr. Joe Bresee discusses who should be vaccinated against seasonal flu during the 2010-2011 season. He explains who is at risk for severe illness from the flu and discusses the benefits of vaccination.  Created: 9/22/2010 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 9/23/2010.

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Recognizing and Preventing Whooping Cough 2 (Pertussis)

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This podcast encourages everyone to get vaccinated against whooping cough (pertussis), especially those who will have close contact with an infant.  Created: 9/16/2010 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 9/16/2010.

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Recognizing and Preventing Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

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In this podcast, Tami Skoff, a mother of two and epidemiologist with CDC, discusses the symptoms of whooping cough (pertussis) and how to prevent it. She discusses the importance of getting everyone vaccinated, especially those who will have close contact with an infant.  Created: 9/15/2010 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 9/15/2010.

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Whooping Cough (Pertussis) PSA (:30)

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This 30 second PSA encourages everyone to get vaccinated against whooping cough (pertussis), especially those who will have close contact with an infant.  Created: 9/15/2010 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/15/2010.

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Reconocimiento y prevención de la tos ferina (Pertussis) (Recognizing and Preventing Whooping Cough)

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En este podcast, Tami Skoff, epidemióloga de los CDC y madre de dos hijos, habla de los síntomas de la tos ferina (pertussis) y la forma en que puede ser prevenida. Skoff resalta la importancia de que todas las personas se vacunen, en especial aquellas que están en contacto cercano con bebés.  Created: 9/9/2010 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 9/9/2010.

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Reconocimiento y prevención de la tos ferina (Pertussis) 2 (Recognizing and Preventing Whooping Cough)

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Este podcast insta a que todas las personas se vacunen contra la tos ferina, especialmente aquellas que estén en contacto cercano con bebés.  Created: 9/9/2010 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 9/9/2010.

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Tos ferina (Pertussis) PSA (:30) (Whooping Cough PSA)

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Este anuncio de servicio público (PSA) de 30 segundos hace un llamado a vacunarse contra la tos ferina (pertussis), en especial aquellas personas que están en contacto cercano con bebés.  Created: 9/9/2010 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/9/2010.

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Vaccine-associated Paralytic Poliomyelitis in Immunodeficient Children, Iran, 1995–2008

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This podcast describes paralytic poliomyelitis infections acquired by immune-deficient Iranian children following their exposure to live-virus polio vaccine. Olen Kew, Associate Director for Global Laboratory Science at CDC, discusses implications of the use of live-virus vaccines in global polio eradication efforts.  Created: 7/6/2010 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.   Date Released: 7/6/2010.

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Invasive Haemophilus Influenzae Disease, Europe, 1996–2006

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This podcast describes monitoring of Haemophilus influenzae disease in Europe from 1996 through 2006. CDC epidemiologist Stacey Martin discusses what researchers learned about the effect of vaccination on disease prevalence.  Created: 3/15/2010 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 4/5/2010.

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Mixing Tamiflu with Sweet Liquids

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If your doctor prescribes Tamiflu® capsules for your child and your child cannot swallow them, this podcast describes how to mix the contents of the capsules with a sweet thick liquid so they can be given that way.  Created: 11/16/2009 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 11/16/2009.

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Take Three Actions to Fight Flu

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This podcast explains how vaccination, everyday preventive actions, and the correct use of antiviral drugs can help you fight both seasonal flu and 2009 H1N1 flu.  Created: 10/7/2009 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 10/7/2009.

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Have You Heard?

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Pre-teens, adolescents, and college freshmen who live in dorms are at an increased risk for meningococcal disease. This podcast discusses routine vaccination recommendations for 11-18 year olds.  Created: 8/12/2009 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 8/12/2009.

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There's a Vaccine for Shingles?!

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This podcast answers a listener's question about the vaccine for shingles.  Created: 7/13/2009 by National Center for Health Marketing.   Date Released: 7/13/2009.

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Personal Stories: Why Flu Vaccination Matters

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In this podcast, moving personal stories help inform parents about the dangers of flu to children and the benefits of vaccination.  Created: 12/8/2008 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 12/8/2008.

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Safe and Healthy Travel to China

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In this podcast, Dr. Phyllis Kozarsky, CDC Travel Medicine expert, discusses what travelers should do to ensure a safe and healthy trip to China.  Created: 10/9/2008 by National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases (NCPDCID), Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ).   Date Released: 10/9/2008.

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Immunizations Part II: Shingles Vaccine

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This podcast discusses older adults and shingles, as well as the importance of getting the shingles vaccine. It is primarily targeted to public health and aging services professionals.  Created: 9/24/2008 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) and National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).   Date Released: 9/24/2008.

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Meningitis Immunization for Adolescents

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In this podcast, adolescent vaccine recommendations for meningococcal disease, also known as meningitis, are discussed.  Created: 8/6/2008 by National Center for Infectious and Respiratory Disease (NCIRD), Division of Bacterial Disease (DBD), Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch (MVPD).   Date Released: 8/7/2008.

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Pertussis or Whooping Cough Vaccine Recommendation for Adolescents

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This podcast provides information on pertussis and the Tdap vaccine recommendations for adolescents.  Created: 8/6/2008 by National Center for Infectious and Respiratory Disease (NCIRD), Division of Bacterial Disease (DBD), Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch (MVPD).   Date Released: 8/7/2008.

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Stopping the Silent Killer: Hepatitis B Among Asian Americans

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This podcast discusses an underappreciated health threat to many Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States: chronic infection with the hepatitis B virus. Dr. John Ward, director of CDC's Division of Viral Hepatitis, and Dr. Sam So, founder of the Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, address the importance of testing, vaccination, and care to prevent serious health consequences from this "silent" disease.  Created: 4/18/2008 by National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), Division of Viral Hepatitis (DVH) and Office of Dispute Resolution and Equal Employment Opportunity, Office of the Director (OD).   Date Released: 5/1/2008.

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Brazilian Vaccinia Viruses and Their Origins

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Smallpox was eradicated more than 25 years ago, but live viruses used in vaccines may have survived to cause animal and human illness today. Dr. Inger Damon, Acting Branch Chief of the Poxvirus and Rabies Branch at CDC, discusses efforts to determine origins and spread of vaccinia viruses in Brazil.  Created: 7/30/2007 by Emerging Infectious Diseases.   Date Released: 7/30/2007.

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