Watch the following short video and answer the questions below (you will copy and paste into a word doc or google doc or pdf). The video is about 24 minutes long.
Servin, Trisha (Writer), & Buruchian, Bob (Director) . 2011. Catching a Killer: Preventing Meninococcal Disease (22, 4)[TV series episode]. In, Healthy Body Healthy Mind. Information Television Network.
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Catching a Killer: Preventing Meningococcal Disease – Video – Films On Demand (grossmont.edu) (Links to an external site.)
What 2 pediatric offices where childhood vaccines are studied were mentioned in the video?
What is meningococcal meningitis and what two areas of the body are the bacteria found?
What are the 2 main risk groups discussed in the video?
How old was Tanya when she had meningococcal meningitis?
Initially, Tanya was not diagnosed with the disease—what was the one symptom noticed by her personal Physician, that was the main clue to her diagnosis?
What 3 bacteria cause meningitis?
What is the mortality rate for meningococcal meningitis?
If a person survives from the disease, what kind of long-term complications can they possibly have?
Who should receive the meningococcal vaccine and what is the schedule of dosing (=when is it given)? Are people with immune deficiencies recommended to get the vaccine for meningococcal disease?