Presented: October 12, 2017
Speaker: Eric Ruderman, MD
Associate Chief, Clinical Affairs, Division of Rheumatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
In this webinar, Dr. Ruderman provides a detailed background on how immunization works, what happens when a person is vaccinated, the effectiveness of vaccines, and the many different types of vaccines. He discusses live vaccines, shingles, and the flu vaccine. After his presentation, Dr. Ruderman answered questions from the audience.
It is very important that patients with vasculitis and their family members talk with their physicians about what vaccines they should receive.