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IAC Express: Issue 1152
November 18, 2014
Ask the Experts–Question of the Week: What is the maximum number of hepatitis B vaccine doses a dialysis patient…read more
Top Stories
World Health Organization warns that progress towards the elimination of measles has stalled
IAC enrolls eight more birthing institutions into its Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll; four previously honored institutions qualify for a second year
IAC Spotlight! Eleven more healthcare organizations join IAC's Influenza Vaccination Honor Roll for mandatory healthcare worker vaccination
IAC Handouts
IAC updates its parent handout titled "Top Ten Reasons to Protect Your Child by Vaccinating"
Vaccine Information Statements
IAC posts additional translations of VISs for influenza vaccines in Bengali, Polish, Urdu, and Yiddish
Official Releases
CDC releases guidance for screening and caring for pregnant women with Ebola
CDC issues a new travel health notice concerning Ebola cases in Mali, and updates travel health notices about Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea
CDC publishes six articles about Ebola as MMWR Early Releases
Featured Resources
Influenza is serious; many resources are available to aid healthcare professionals in vaccinating
Journal Articles and Newsletters
CDC reports on progress towards global measles elimination
New study published on the safety of Tdap vaccine in pregnancy
CDC reports on possible eradication of wild poliovirus type 3
Education and Training
CDC's Clinician Outreach and Communication webinar on November 20 will provide important information about cervical cancer detection and prevention; free continuing education credit available
Conferences and Meetings
National Conference on Vaccine Research scheduled for April 13–15; abstract submission deadline is December 1
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