Presentation Guide for Herd Immunity: Whooping Cough

Presentation Guide for Herd Immunity: Whooping Cough

Presentation Guide for public screenings of Dr. Suzanne Humphries’ video Herd Immunity: Whooping Cough

Estimated Meeting Time: 3 hours (15 min. introduction, 1.5 hour video, 1 hour discussion)

Presenter Qualifications: Passion for the subject. That is all. Presenters need not be experts, or even confident, speaking about science. Dr. Suzanne is the expert and will provide all the information. Presenters are facilitators, representing the average person, bringing the expert to the community through this video in order to start a dialogue intended to protect public and individual health and motivate changes in public health policies.

Required Equipment:

  1. A computer with access to the Internet
  2. Audio/Video projector to show the video onto a screen. Many venues, such as public libraries, have equipment available.

Location of Video and PowerPoint presentations:

  1. Regulatory Vacuum PowerPoint: Regulatory Vacuum
  2. Herd Immunity: Whooping Cough video: HERE
  3. Herd Immunity: Whooping Cough slides (PDF): HERE

Materials for promotion and event handouts:

  1. Flyer of event (editable)
  2. Handout for event (editable)
  3. Pertussis Action Petition (WA State example) PETITION
  4. Biography: Dr. Suzanne Humphries (for introduction) Suzanne Humphries Biography

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Event Instructions for Presenter:

(If Presenter is to be recorded during introduction, let attendees know and keep the recording focused on Presenter)

Introduction

  1. Introduce yourself, give your background, explain your level of knowledge of the subject and why you are showing the video
  2. Give the Regulatory Vacuum PowerPoint Presentation
  3. Introduce Dr. Suzanne Humphries (read her biography)

Show the video

Moderated Round Table Discussion

Preparation:

  • Ask permission to record the discussion; if anyone objects, do not record
  • Inform that notes will be taken on the discussion but names will be withheld if requested
  • Have Herd Immunity: Whooping Cough slides (PDF) ready in case needed for the discussion
  • Links to all the studies cited at the bottom of this page

Moderating the Discussion

  1. Ask attendees for their thoughts on the video
  2. Encourage respectful dialogue
  3. Ask about solutions to the pertussis dilemma. What should the public do? What should public health agencies do?

Wrap-up

  1. Thank everyone for attending and participating
  2. Encourage them to visit InformedChoiceWA for more information
  3. Ask them to sign the Pertussis Action Petition which can be found at https://www.change.org/p/washington-state-department-of-health-wa-state-doh-take-immediate-action-on-whooping-cough

Reference cited in the video Herd Immunity: Whooping Cough in the order presented

  1. PMID: 15304469 Association between carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus in Children.
  2. PMID: 18270917 Pneumococcal vaccination: conjugated vaccine induces herd immunity and reduces antibiotic resistance
  3. PMID: 7898220 Increase in pneumococcal bacteraemia in Sweden.
  4. PMID: 15361720 Changes in frequency and pathogens causing acute otitis media in 1995-2003.
  5. PMID: 15937758 Temporal trends of invasive disease due to Streptococcus pneumoniae among children in the intermountain west: emergence of nonvaccine serogroups
  6. ScienceDaily, January 28, 2011, “How bacteria keep ahead of vaccines and antibiotics.”
  7. PMID: 15304469 Association between carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus in Children.
  8. Janeway’s Immunobiology
  9. www.CDC.gov
  10. PMID: 28289058 What Is Wrong with Pertussis Vaccine Immunity? Inducing and Recalling Vaccine-Specific Immunity.
  11. PMID: 28289059 What Is Wrong with Pertussis Vaccine Immunity? Why Immunological Memory to Pertussis Is Failing.
  12. PMID: 28289064 What Is Wrong with Pertussis Vaccine Immunity? The Problem of Waning Effectiveness of Pertussis Vaccines.
  13. PMID: 24443545 Different effects of whole-cell and acellular vaccines on Bordetella transmission.
  14. PMID: 24277828 Acellular pertussis vaccines protect against disease but fail to prevent infection and transmission in a nonhuman primate model.
  15. PMID: 10463173 Antigenic variants in Bordetella pertussis strains isolated from vaccinated and unvaccinated children.
  16. PMID: 19579693 A natural pertactin deficient strain of Bordetella pertussis shows improved entry in human monocyte-derived dendritic cells.
  17. PMID: 22914363 Appearance of Bordetella pertussis strains not expressing the vaccine antigen pertactin in Finland.
  18. PMID: 19751581 Bordetella pertussis strains with increased toxin production associated with pertussis resurgence.
  19. PMID: 24216286 Pertussis epidemic despite high levels of vaccination coverage with acellular pertussis vaccine.
  20. PMID: 24655754 A rapid ELISA-based method for screening Bordetella pertussis strain production of antigens included in current acellular pertussis vaccines.
  21. PMID: 28076445 Emerging Bordetella pertussis Strains Induce Enhanced Signaling of Human Pattern Recognition Receptors TLR2, NOD2 and Secretion of IL-10 by Dendritic Cells
  22. PMID: 24277828 Acellular pertussis vaccines protect against disease but fail to prevent infection and transmission in a nonhuman primate model.
  23. INFECTIOUS BEHAVIOR: Brain Immune Connections in Autism, Schizophrenia, and Depression by Dr. Paul H. Patterson
  24. PMID: 28188123 The Introduction of Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis and Oral Polio Vaccine Among Young Infants in an Urban African Community: A Natural Experiment.
  25. EVERY SECOND CHILD by Dr. Archie Kalokerinos
  26. PMID: 24325827 Co-administration of live measles and yellow fever vaccines and inactivated pentavalent vaccines is associated with increased mortality compared with measles and yellow fever vaccines only. An observational study from Guinea-Bissau.
  27. PMID: 21691704 In vivo study of hepatitis B vaccine effects on inflammation and metabolism gene expression.
  28. PMID: 15626943 Hepatitis B vaccination associated with higher female than male mortality in Guinea-bissau: an observational study.
  29. PMID: 7975851 Suboptimal response following intradermal hepatitis B vaccine in infants.
  30. PMID: 24570246 Live vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella and the risk of hospital admissions for nontargeted infections.
  31. PMID: 27840013 Simultaneous Vaccination with MMR and DTaP-IPV-Hib and rate of hospital admissions with any infections: A nationwide register based cohort study
  32. Federal Register, DHHS, FDA 1984, Vol. 49, No. 107