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IAC Express: Issue 1183
May 19, 2015
Ask the Experts–Question of the Week: For an adult who experienced probable thrombocytopenic purpura after one…read more
Top Stories
New! May issue of Needle Tips is now online
The National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit announces 2015 Immunization Excellence Award winners
IAC Spotlight! Need help responding to vaccine-hesitant parents? Visit IAC’s redesigned “Talking about Vaccines” web section for practical tips and key resources
CDC releases hepatitis A travel advisory for travelers to Tulum, Mexico
Now available! IAC's sturdy laminated versions of the 2015 U.S. child/teen immunization schedule and the 2015 U.S. adult immunization schedule—order a supply for your healthcare setting today!
IAC makes available The Vaccine Handbook: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, a.k.a. "The Purple Book," by Dr. Gary Marshall
IAC Handouts
IAC corrects an error of omission in its "Guide to Contraindications and Precautions to Commonly Used Vaccines"
IAC revises its handout for parents and patients, "Tips for Locating Old Immunization Records"
Featured Resources
Vaccine Education Center releases suite of videos for parents
PKIDs offers collection of resources about meningococcal disease
Journal Articles and Newsletters
Review published in Pediatrics highlights the importance of Tdap vaccination during pregnancy
New study finds that current vaccines will reduce most HPV-associated cancers; the new 9-valent vaccine will contribute to an additional reduction
CDC publishes two articles about Ebola in MMWR
Education and Training
White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Hep B United, and the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable to sponsor May 21 webinar on hepatitis and the Affordable Care Act
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