Educational Videos

Vaccines: What you need to know

Why does immunization work? 5:18
Effectiveness of vaccines. 7:37
What is herd immunity? 9:54
What’s in a vaccine? 10:43
Types of vaccines. 12:27
Newer types of vaccines. 13:07
Explanation of MRNA vaccines. 15:59
Influenzas 21:02
Survey: Why don’t people get vaccinated? 23:15
Report on MMR vaccine and autism. 23:56
A guide to vaccinating kids. 25:53
A guide to vaccinating adults. 28:17
A guide to vaccines and vasculitis. 33:52
Infections in immunocompromised hosts. 35:04
American College of Rheumatology Guidelines for Patients with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases. 36:04
Pneumococcal Vaccine and Shingles 38:48
Immunosuppressants and Vaccines. 40:03
COVID Vaccines. 40:45
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) 41:59
Summary-Takeaways. 43:24
Q&A: Can the flu vaccine cause a vasculitis response? 46:41
Q&A: If a young adult who is chronically immunocompromised due to bi-annual infusions would the pneumonia vaccines be recommended. And what about the timing of that vax? 49:06
Q&A: Are there guidelines when to get a vaccine after a transplant? 50:28
Q&A: Does a patient with refractory vasculitis require a different strategy when it comes to vaccines? 52:35
Q&A: What about the timing of vaccines with Cytoxan? 54:14
Q&A: What should I know about timing of vaccines with the drug, Truxima? 56:44
Q&A: Can Dr. Ruderman explain the Emergency Usage Act and how it worked with the COVID pandemic? 59:08
Q&A: What do you know about the idea of combining the flu and COVID vaccine into one annual shot? 1:03:21
Q&A: If I’m on immunosuppressants is it safe for me to be around my granddaughter was born. She was taking all kinds of live vaccines. Does that pose a risk for me to be around her? 1:05:45

If you or a loved one is immunocompromised, what vaccines should you get? And how will it impact your immune system? In this live webinar, Eric Ruderman, MD, the Associate Chief of Clinical Affairs for Northwestern Medicine’s Division of Rheumatology, explores what you need to know about vaccines and vasculitis.