These short videos address common topics and questions related to vaccines, their safety, and the science behind them. The videos can also be accessed through a YouTube playlist.
Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Vaccine Education Center, and Dr. Zachary Rubin, a pediatric allergist and immunologist, discuss common vaccine-related topics, including potential for long-term side effects, development of autoimmune conditions, and vaccine dosing and body weight.
Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Vaccine Education Center, and Dr. Amna Husain, a board-certified pediatrician and lactation consultant, discuss delaying vaccination when breastfeeding, whether pregnant or breastfeeding women should get the influenza (flu) vaccine, the different kinds of antibodies that babies get through the placenta and breast milk, and whether antibodies in breast milk interfere with vaccine responses.
Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Vaccine Education Center, and Dr. Beachgem10, a TikTok creator and pediatric emergency medicine physician, discuss why unvaccinated people pose a risk to vaccinated people, why “my body, my choice” is different for vaccines, and other common vaccine-related topics, including the contagiousness of COVID-19 and measles viruses, considerations when it comes to 5- to 11-year-olds and COVID-19, and individual rights and vaccines.
Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Vaccine Education Center, and Dr. Ripudaman Minhas, a developmental pediatrician, discuss common questions related to vaccines and development, including autism, vaccination during pregnancy, long-term risks, impact on the developing nervous system, and whether to delay pregnancy after vaccination.
Materials in this section are updated as new information and vaccines become available. The Vaccine Education Center staff regularly reviews materials for accuracy.
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