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IAC Express: Issue 1168
February 24, 2015
Ask the Experts–Question of the Week: We received a call from a healthcare provider who inadvertently administered MMR…read more
Top Stories
Reminder: Extensive collection of U.S. immunization facts and policy now available online at www.VaccineFactsandPolicy.org
CDC NetConference scheduled for March 4; focus will be on the 2015 immunization schedules
Watch live webcast of this week's February 25–26 ACIP meeting; final agenda now available
IAC enrolls nine more birthing institutions into its Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll; seven previously honored institutions qualify for a second year
IAC Spotlight! "Apps for Immunization" web section on immunize.org
Reminder: Deadline for National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit awards extended to March 1
IAC Handouts
New! "HPV Vaccine: A Guide for Young Adults" provides answers to FAQs
IAC updates "Pneumococcal Vaccination Recommendations for Children and Adults by Age and/or Risk Factor"
IAC updates its adult handout titled "Protect yourself from pneumococcal disease...Get vaccinated!"
IAC updates its "Vaccines Work!" chart of CDC's statistics on vaccine-preventable diseases
Official Releases and Announcements
CDC releases guidance for smallpox vaccine use in a post-event vaccination program
WHO publishes updated guidance about the use of meningococcal A vaccine in the Weekly Epidemiological Record
Featured Resources
CDC posts new resources related to measles
Influenza is spreading and serious; please keep vaccinating your patients
Journal Articles and Newsletters
CDC publishes report on hepatitis A outbreak among adults with developmental disabilities in group homes
CDC publishes article about California measles outbreak; previously published as an MMWR Early Release
CDC publishes article about Ebola as an MMWR Early Release
Education and Training
ACOG to sponsor March 4 webinar on HPV vaccination
CDC to offer February 26 webinar on influenza in children
Watch archived webinar sponsored by the LA County Department of Public Health titled "Measles Update: A Primer for Health Care Providers"
Reminder: VICNetwork to offer March 4 webinar on protecting infants from pertussis
 
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