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Dr. Offit Discusses Intranasal Flu Vaccine

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Understanding What Happened with the Intranasal Flu Vaccine

After a three-year hiatus, the intranasal flu vaccine is once again recommended for use during the 2018-2019 influenza season. In these videos, Dr. Offit explains the changes to the intranasal flu vaccine and the recommendations regarding its use by the CDC and AAP.

Dr. Offit Addresses New Hepatitis B Vaccine for Adults

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video VEC Hep B Vaccine

A new hepatitis B vaccine is now available for adults. The vaccine requires only two doses, as opposed to three of other versions, and has the potential to increase adult hepatitis B vaccine rates. In this short video, Dr. Offit explains the origins and benefits of this new hepatitis B vaccine.

Dr. Offit Addresses HPV Vaccine and Chronic Disease

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VEC News Brief: August 2017

Despite the proven safety and effectiveness of HPV vaccine, the vaccine remains underutilized. One reason is because of misinformation about the vaccine’s safety and chronic diseases. In this short video, Dr. Offit discusses these concerns.

Teens Need Two Different Meningococcal Vaccines

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Many parents are unaware there are two vaccines to protect their teens against meningococcal disease. Read more about meningococcal vaccines and watch a video of Dr. Offit, VEC director, discussing the meningococcal B vaccine, the newer meningococcal vaccine.