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Videos on Pertussis (whooping cough)

Description:

With the announcement this past week that pertussis (whooping cough) disease has reached epidemic levels in the state of Washington, IAC is featuring a collection of videos about pertussis and the importance of Tdap vaccination. The pertussis-related videos include personal testimonies from parents who have suffered the tragic loss of their babies to pertussis, as well as educational information from expert commentators. The featured videos are from the following organizations: California Immunization Coalition’s Shot-by-Shot project, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Immunization Action Coalition, March of Dimes, Medscape, Michigan Department of Community Health, PKIDs, and Texas Department of State Health Services.

Toolkit:

Immunization Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Adolescents, Child, Epidemiology, Immunization, Infectious Diseases, Maternal Health

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Immunization Action Coalition

Submitted:

04/13/2012

Modified:

04/13/2012

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