Vaccine News & Notes — June 2022

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New videos capture doctors talking about vaccine-preventable diseases

Do you wonder how doctors view some of the vaccine-preventable diseases? Watch the new “Doctors Talk Diseases” video series in which CHOP physicians discuss diseases, like:

The videos are also available as a YouTube playlist.

Traveling this summer?

If you are traveling this summer, you may want to check the travel recommendations related to the COVID-19 situation (U.S. by county | Other countries). Likewise, if you are traveling internationally, it is recommended that you check for other infectious disease outbreaks or whether vaccines are required or recommended prior to travel. Find out more on the VEC’s “Infectious Diseases and Travel” Q&A.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also offers comprehensive information related to travel considerations and destinations.

Materials in this section are updated as new information and vaccines become available. The Vaccine Education Center staff regularly reviews materials for accuracy.

You should not consider the information in this site to be specific, professional medical advice for your personal health or for your family's personal health. You should not use it to replace any relationship with a physician or other qualified healthcare professional. For medical concerns, including decisions about vaccinations, medications and other treatments, you should always consult your physician or, in serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel.