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IAC Express: Issue 1256
July 20, 2016
Ask the Experts—Question of the Week: In a mumps outbreak, should we offer a third dose of MMR to persons who have two…read more
Top Stories
Reminder! CDC confirms that the influenza VISs will remain the same for the 2016–17 influenza season
Register now! On July 28, Dr. William Atkinson will present "Adolescent Immunization: Where We Are Now and How We Can Do Better" webinar
CDC and NPHIC release “11 Things You Can Do During National Immunization Awareness Month”
New York Times publishes article about immigration detention center’s failure to contain measles outbreak in Arizona
FDA extends the age indication for PCV13 (Prevnar 13) to include adults age 18 through 49 years
IAC Spotlight! Calendar of Events highlights conferences, workshops, and other immunization-related events around the nation
World Hepatitis Day is July 28!
IAC Handouts
IAC posts updated “Medical Management of Vaccine Reactions in Children and Teens” and “Medical Management of Vaccine Reactions in Adult Patients”
IAC posts “Standing Orders for Administering Varicella Vaccine to Children and Teens” and “Standing Orders for Administering Varicella Vaccine to Adults”
World News
WHO reports on June meeting of the Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety
Featured Resources
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
Still 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!
Journal Articles and Newsletters
MMWR reports on a case of meningococcal disease in an international traveler
Education and Training
Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics continues through September 21; register now
Conferences and Meetings
Immunize Georgia Conference to be held September 9
Register now! Hawaii Immunization Coalition to offer CDC's “Pink Book” course January 10–11, 2017
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