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IAC Express: Issue 1164
January 27, 2015
Ask the Experts–Question of the Week: A pediatric surgeon's 12-month-old child received the varicella vaccine and two…read more
Top Stories
2015 U.S. recommended immunization schedules for birth through 18 years and "catch up" now available
CDC's Health Alert Network issues a health advisory about a multi-state outbreak of measles linked to Disneyland
California Department of Public Health confirms 59 cases of measles; issues health advisory
CDC requests nominations for its Childhood Immunization Champion Awards
FDA approves the use of Bexsero, the second vaccine licensed in the U.S. to prevent serogroup B meningococcal disease
Twelve new videos added to the vaccineinformation.org video library; our searchable collection now numbers more than 180 videos about vaccine-preventable diseases and the importance of immunization
Join the Voices for Vaccines' February 17 conference call featuring journalist Andy Marso
Reminder: Nominations are now open for the National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit excellence awards; deadline is February 13
IAC Handouts
IAC updates three influenza vaccination handouts for healthcare professionals
Official Releases and Announcements
WHO publishes report on latest meeting of the Global Vaccine Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety
Featured Resources
California Department of Public Health develops handout on adult pneumococcal vaccine timing
Photographer Anne Geddes features survivors of meningococcal disease in new exhibit
Influenza is spreading and serious; please keep vaccinating your patients
Journal Articles and Newsletters
CDC reports on the contact investigation of a healthcare worker with pertussis
CDC posts collection of journal articles about the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
Pediatrics publishes article about geographic clusters of underimmunized children
CDC publishes three articles about Ebola as MMWR Early Releases
Conferences and Meetings
Agenda for February ACIP meeting available; watch the meeting online if you are unable to attend
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