The Truth about Flu Vaccines
No one enjoys getting a flu shot, but most people realize they need to. Vaccination, however, is not only vital for the individual but also for the well-being of friends, coworkers, and loved ones. This program corrects myths and misconceptions concerning influenza vaccines and explains who is most at risk for flu-related complications. Viewers learn about disease progression, courses of treatment, yearly genetic mutation of the virus, WHO surveillance team functions, vaccine shortages and production methods, and high-risk groups targeted for inoculations. Experts include Dr. Kathryn Edwards of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Dr. Neil Silverman, UCLA School of Medicine. Two case studies are included.