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IAC Express: Issue 1262
August 24, 2016
Ask the Experts—Question of the Week: When not given on the same day, is the interval between yellow fever and MMR…read more
Top Stories
CDC recommends that high-risk people avoid contact with pigs and swine barns at fairs after four cases of variant virus infections are linked to pig exposure
California Department of Public Health issues health advisory to vaccinate men who have sex with men in southern California and HIV-infected people statewide with MenACWY to contain outbreak of meningococcal disease
IAC Spotlight! IAC enrolls eight new birthing institutions into its Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll; four previously honored institutions qualify for additional periods
Hepatitis A outbreak in Hawaii causes long wait times for vaccination
CDC updates Twitter account, replacing @CDCIZLearn with @DrNancyM_CDC
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IAC Handouts
IAC posts revised parent handout by Dr. Ari Brown titled "Clear Answers and Smart Advice About Your Baby’s Shots"
IAC updates two influenza handouts for parents: “Keep your kids safe—get them vaccinated every fall or winter!” and "Don’t take chances with your family’s health—make sure you all get vaccinated against influenza every year!"
World News
WHO reports on conclusions and recommendations of the Immunization and Vaccine-Related Implementation Research Advisory Committee
Featured Resources
CDC publishes two online resources for parents to encourage childhood vaccination
ShotByShot.org adds “Megan’s Story” to its collection of stories about vaccine-preventable diseases
Education and Training
National HPV Vaccination Roundtable to present webinar about best practices on August 29
Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics continues through September 21; register now
Conferences and Meetings
Video presentations from the June 2016 ACIP now available online; register now for October ACIP meeting
Washington State Immunization Summit to be held April 26, 2017
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