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IAC Express: Issue 1133
July 22, 2014
Ask the Experts–Question of the Week: Can you please guide me in finding storage containers and bins for vaccines?… read more
Top Stories
Reminder: July issues of Needle Tips and Vaccinate Adults available online
Special August 13 ACIP meeting via webinar and phone on adult pneumococcal vaccination
PBS's NOVA program to air documentary on vaccines in September
IAC Spotlight! Vaccineinformation.org Video Library offers extensive and searchable collection of more than 125 videos about vaccine-preventable diseases and the importance of immunization
IAC enrolls four more birthing institutions into its Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll; four previously honored institutions qualify for a second year
CDC NetConference on current topics of interest scheduled for July 30
CDC Twitter chat on vaccinating preteens and teens scheduled for July 28
IAC Handouts
IAC develops two new handouts for patients: "Hepatitis A Vaccine: Reasons to Consider Vaccination" and "Foodborne Hepatitis A Outbreaks in the U.S. Are Well-documented; Vaccine Provides Lifetime Protection"
IAC updates patient handout: "Hepatitis A Is a Serious Liver Disease"
New translation: "HPV: A Parent's Guide to Preteen and Teen HPV Vaccination" now available in Spanish
IAC updates Spanish translation of "Questions Frequently Asked about Hepatitis B"
Vaccine Information Statements
IAC posts multiple updated translations of the VISs for rabies, Japanese encephalitis, typhoid, and yellow fever vaccines
New German Tdap VIS and updated German Td VIS translations now available
Official Releases and Announcements
CDC discontinues distribution of free print copies of MMWR Weekly; free electronic copies and paid subscriptions remain available
Featured Resources
Voices for Vaccines creates new handouts to help vaccine advocates make their case
IAC's sturdy laminated version of the 2014 U.S. adult immunization schedule is still available for purchase—order a supply for your healthcare setting today!
Journal Articles
The Joint Commission releases report on preventing infection from the misuse of vials
Dr. Peter Hotez's article provides information on the history and future of vaccine diplomacy
Education and Training
Registration deadline for October 29–30 ACIP meeting is October 6 for non-U.S. citizens and October 13 for citizens
Archived slide sets from the June ACIP meeting now available
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