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IAC Express: Issue 1148
October 21, 2014
Ask the Experts–Question of the Week: A nurse had a leftover drawn-up syringe of influenza vaccine taken from a multi-dose …read more
Top Stories
Reminder: October issue of Needle Tips is now available online
"Dear Colleague" letter urges healthcare professionals to recommend influenza and Tdap vaccines to their pregnant patients
CDC reports on vaccination coverage among children in kindergarten during the 2013–14 school year
IAC enrolls eight more birthing institutions into its Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll
CDC develops a new, faster lab test for enterovirus D68 and releases new resources for parents about EV-D68
CDC announces new initiatives to protect healthcare personnel in the U.S. from Ebola
Three articles about Ebola republished in this week's MMWR
IAC Spotlight! One-stop access to more than 50 educational handouts related to adult vaccination for patients and staff
IAC Handouts
IAC updates sample standing orders for administering pneumococcal vaccines to adults
Featured Resources
CDC updates its easy-to-read adult immunization schedule
California Department of Public Health updates parent fact sheet about vaccine concerns
Influenza is serious; many resources are available to help healthcare professionals in vaccinating
Journal Articles and Newsletters
WHO publishes article about development of possible vaccines for pandemic preparedness
Education and Training
Hep B United to offer video chat about hepatitis B virus screening on October 29
New Medscape resources released to help providers discuss HPV vaccination with parents; CME credit available
CDC Expert Commentary on Medscape provides information about using antiviral drugs for influenza
Conferences and Meetings
Meeting on vaccination ecosystem is planned for January 19–21 in Annecy, France
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