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IAC Express: Issue 1253
June 29, 2016
Ask the Experts—Question of the Week: We did a hepatitis B panel for a new hospital employee from Gambia…read more
Top Stories
ACIP votes that live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) should not be used during the 2016–2017 flu season
IAC provides summary article about votes taken at June 22–23 ACIP meeting
FDA approves plans for first human Zika vaccine trial
Free bulk quantities of pneumococcal and zoster vaccination laminated pocket guides available from IAC for distribution within your organization and at conferences
IAC Handouts
Reminder: "10 Steps to Implementing Standing Orders for Immunization in Your Practice Setting" now available
Vaccine Information Statements
IAC posts Yiddish-language translations of the HPV9 and Meningococcal ACWY VISs
World News
WHO publishes report on maternal and neonatal tetanus prevention in Indonesia
Featured Resources
Vaccine Education Center's newsletter for healthcare professionals includes a rabies Q&A and other new resources
CDC's "You are the key to HPV cancer prevention" slide deck for providers available in Spanish
Now available! IAC's sturdy laminated versions of the 2016 U.S. child/teen immunization schedule and the 2016 U.S. adult immunization schedule—order a supply for your healthcare setting today!
Download Dr. Gary Marshall's The Vaccine Handbook: A Practical Guide for Clinicians (“The Purple Book") as a new app for iOS devices or purchase as a print book
Journal Articles and Newsletters
Studies find association between rotavirus vaccination and reduction of childhood seizures
Education and Training
Time sensitive! VICNetwork webinar about social media will be held today (Wednesday), June 29, at 2:00 p.m. (ET)
Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics continues through September 21; register now
Conferences and Meetings
Registration deadline for October 19–20 ACIP meeting is September 28 for non-U.S. citizens and October 10 for citizens
North Dakota Immunization Conference scheduled for August 3–4
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