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IAC Express: Issue 1209
October 13, 2015
Ask the Experts–Question of the Week: If a child only received a half dose of live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV, FluMist…read more
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CDC updates recommendation for timing of postvaccination serologic testing of infants born to HBsAg-positive women
Reminder! Register today for IACís "Take a Stand™" Workshops; next up: Chicago on October 23
CDC study finds anaphylactic reactions rare after immunization
Vaccine Facts and Policy website updated with new information
IAC Spotlight! Four health care organizations join IAC's Influenza Vaccination Honor Roll for mandatory health care worker vaccination
IAC Handouts
IAC updates "Guide for Determining the Number of Doses of Influenza Vaccine to Give to Children Age 6 Months Through 8 Years During the 2015–2016 Influenza Season." CDC simplifies its guidance.
IAC updates "Influenza Vaccination of People with a History of Egg Allergy"
IAC updates its standing orders templates for administering hepatitis B, Td/Tdap, and zoster vaccines to adults
Official Releases and Announcements
WHO announces recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2016 southern hemisphere influenza season
Featured Resources
Influenza is serious; many resources are available to help health care professionals in vaccinating
IAC makes available The Vaccine Handbook: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, a.k.a. "The Purple Book," by Dr. Gary Marshall
Journal Articles and Newsletters
CDC reports on measles in a person with presumed immunity in California
CDC publishes report of the establishment of an Ebola treatment unit and laboratory in Sierra Leone
Education and Training
Register now for the CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics or listen to any archived sessions soon; opportunity to earn continuing education credit ends 30 days after posting
NFID to offer webinar on the role of rapid diagnostic testing in influenza treatment on October 28
Conferences and Meetings
Final agenda for October 21 ACIP meeting available; you can listen to the meeting if you are unable to attend
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