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IAC Express: Issue 1142
September 16, 2014
Ask the Experts–Question of the Week: Our 23-year-old patient has been accepted to a physician assistant program that …read more
Top Stories
CDC's Health Alert Network publishes an advisory to provide awareness of enterovirus D68 as a possible cause of acute unexplained respiratory illness, and to provide guidance to state health departments and healthcare providers
CDC reports on a measles outbreak in an unvaccinated family and a potentially associated international traveler in Florida
Last call! Regular registration rate for National Immunization Conference extended until September 22
IAC Spotlight! Sixteen more healthcare organizations join IAC's Influenza Vaccination Honor Roll for mandatory healthcare worker vaccination
NFID news conference on influenza and pneumococcal disease scheduled for September 18
CDC releases HPV vaccination data from 2011 NIS-Teen: nearly half of females age 13–17 years had not received their recommended first dose of HPV vaccine in 2011
Share your influenza prevention activities and ideas on CDC's influenza partner website
Help CDC by completing a survey about National Immunization Awareness Month
To help answer potential questions generated by September 11 Dr. Oz Show, access collected resources for healthcare professionals on the safety of thimerosal in vaccines
IAC Handouts
IAC updates "Administering Vaccines to Adults: Dose, Route, Site, and Needle Size" and "Administering Vaccines: Dose, Route, Site, and Needle Size"
"Declination of Influenza Vaccination" now available in Spanish
Vaccine Information Statements
IAC posts sixteen new translations of the 2014–15 influenza VISs
Official Releases and Announcements
CDC's 2012 Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report is now available
Featured Resources
HealthMap Vaccine Finder lets the public find provider locations that administer adult vaccinations; now is a good time for providers to list their vaccination services on HealthMap
CDC launches the second phase of the "Know Hepatitis B" campaign
Influenza is serious; many resources are available to aid healthcare professionals in vaccinating
Journal Articles and Newsletters
August issue of CDC's Immunization Works newsletter now available
CDC publishes an assessment of varicella surveillance and outbreak control practices
CDC reports on measles outbreak in a Micronesian community in King County, Washington
Education and Training
Hep B United to present a webinar on hepatitis B for healthcare professionals on September 30
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