Vaccines for Adults: Prevention of Common Infectious Diseases

An infectious disease expert discusses the use of adult vaccines for H1N1, shingles, and other diseases.

Eliseo Perez-Stable, MD, professor in the Department of Medicine, UCSF, and Associate Director, Health Care Disparities, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, is an expert on the prevention of infectious diseases. During this vide, he “explains that adults need to keep vaccinations and booster shots current, too” and “reviews vaccines for seasonal and H1N1 flu, pneumonia, shingles, some cancers, pertussis and others.”