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IAC Express: Issue 1179
April 21, 2015
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Top Stories
It's National Infant Immunization Week and CDC names Childhood Immunization Champion Award winners
CDC releases interim HPV Gardasil-9 Vaccine Information Statement
CDC releases final edition of Rotavirus Vaccine Information Statement
World Meningitis Day is April 24
IAC Spotlight! During National Infant Immunization Week and beyond, refer parents to IAC's website for the general public: www.vaccineinformation.org
IAC enrolls six more birthing institutions into its Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll; one previously honored institution qualifies for a second year and another qualifies for a third year
CDC publishes report on measles in the U.S. from January 4–April 2; more than 80 percent of measles cases occurred among unvaccinated/unknown status
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 is selling The Vaccine Handbook, a.k.a. "The Purple Book," by Dr. Gary Marshall
American Academy of Pediatrics recruiting primary care office staff for an online survey about vaccine administration practices
Official Releases and Announcements
African Union and U.S. CDC partner to launch African CDC
CDC begins Ebola vaccine trial in Sierra Leone
Featured Resources
Influenza is serious; vaccination is recommended for nearly everyone, so please keep vaccinating your patients
Journal Articles and Newsletters
CDC reports on Ebola transmission linked to a traditional funeral ceremony in Guinea
Education and Training
CDC's Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases course in Tacoma, Washington, on September 16–17
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