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December 2000 Back to top
Issue 220 - Dec 28, 2000
  1. CDC issues recommendations for the use of vaccines manufactured with bovine-derived materials
  2. AAP updates recommendation on meningococcal disease in college students
  3. Online article for immunization professionals: advising parents on immunization
  4. Abstract deadline is February 2, 2001, for NFID's vaccine research conference
Issue 219 - Dec 21, 2000 Story #37: Human rabies--California, Georgia, Minnesota, New York, and Wisconsin
Issue 218 - Dec 20, 2000
  1. New! IAC's Directory of National Immunization Resources is available online
  2. CDC offers new online information to answer questions about the recent polio outbreak in the Caribbean
  3. NIH offers excellent online vaccine resource
Issue 217 - Dec 19, 2000 Story #36: December 11, 2000, remarks by the President on child immunization
Issue 216 - Dec 15, 2000
  1. Watch for the Winter 2001 issue of NEEDLE TIPS in late February
  2. Updated Spanish translation of "When Do Children and Teens Need Vaccinations?"
  3. VISs now available in Turkish!
  4. Influenza vaccine is still available through CDC's contract with Aventis-Pasteur
  5. CDC publishes ACIP recommendations on use of anthrax vaccine
  6. CDC reports on human rabies in the United States
  7. CDC reports on human rabies case in Canada
  8. CDC publishes recommendations on improving global measles control
Issue 215 - Dec 12, 2000
  1. Clinton launches new federal effort to increase childhood immunization rates through a link with WIC
  2. Updated! Vaccine administration record forms for children and adults
  3. Find resources for patients and professionals on the Canadian Immunization Awareness Program website
  4. Georgia state immunization conference is set for February 15 in Macon
Issue 214 - Dec 08, 2000
  1. CDC publishes notice on outbreak of polio in the Dominican Republic and Haiti
  2. CDC publishes article on U.S. influenza activity during the 2000-01 season
  3. Online continuing medical education opportunity from ATPM
  4. Dr. Martin Myers named director of the National Vaccine Program Office
Issue 213 - Dec 01, 2000
  1. Reminder! CDC'S satellite training "Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases" is December 8
  2. National survey shows that some parents have misconceptions about vaccines
  3. CDC publishes erratum on ACIP's DTaP statement
  4. New! Anthrax VIS now available online
  5. CDC publishes notice on outbreak of wild polio in Cape Verde
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November 2000 Back to top
Issue 212 - Nov 27, 2000
  1. Looking for influenza vaccine? CDC is making available an additional 9 million doses
  2. Visit CDC's influenza vaccine availability website for updates on obtaining vaccine
  3. CDC publishes report on measles, rubella, and congenital rubella syndrome in the United States and Mexico
  4. Pneumococcal conjugate VIS now available in Farsi
  5. Reminder! Abstracts for the 2001 Immunization Registry Conference due January 15
  6. Educational videos on hepatitis available from the Hepatitis Foundation International 
Issue 211 - Nov 21, 2000 New! Current information on state immunization mandates available on IAC's website
Issue 210 - Nov 17, 2000
  1. CDC publishes supplemental ACIP recommendations on use of diphtheria toxoid-tetanus toxoid-acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP)
  2. CDC publishes notice about the shortage of adult tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) vaccine
  3. New! CDC's "Best Practices for Mass Influenza Vaccination Campaigns" on IAC's website
  4. CDC website offers clinical questions and answers on influenza
  5. Merck's hepatitis A vaccine gets supplemental approval for extended use
  6. CDC reports on progress toward polio eradication in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Issue 209 - Nov 15, 2000
  1. CDC's Spanish-language website features hepatitis information this week
  2. The National Asian American Immunization Project seeks grant applicants
  3. Help get youth involved in immunization advocacy
Issue 208 - Nov 13, 2000
  1. "It's Federal Law! You Must Give Your Patients Current Vaccine Information Statements" has been updated
  2. New translations of the VIS for pneumococcal conjugate vaccine available online
  3. Spanish translations of the VISs for hepatitis B and meningococcal vaccine now available online
  4. CDC publishes report on influenza activity in the US and worldwide
  5. Reminder! Abstracts for the National Immunization Conference due December
Issue 207 - Nov 10, 2000 "60 Minutes" to air program exploring allegations of a link between MMR vaccine and autism
Issue 206 - Nov 6, 2000
  1. Now is an excellent time to give pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) to your patients at risk!
  2. Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine resources for health professionals
Issue 205 - Nov 3, 2000
  1. CDC issues notice of contract for additional 9 million doses of influenza vaccine
  2. Questions about flu vaccine delays? Check out CDC's Influenza Vaccine Availability Website
  3. New! CDC influenza vaccine flyers available online
  4. CDC publishes article on progress toward interrupting indigenous measles transmission in the Americas
  5. Fact sheet on hepatitis B and international adoption from the Viral Hepatitis Prevention Board
  6. Employment opportunity: CDC is recruiting candidates for chief of the training and education branch of the Immunization Services Division
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October 2000 Back to top
Issue 204 - Oct 30, 2000 Reminder! Early-bird registration deadline approaches for the Third National Conference on Immunization Coalitions, January 10-12, 2001, in Savannah
Issue 203 - Oct 27, 2000
  1. American Academy of Pediatrics articles on adolescent immunization and meningococcal disease and college students are available online
  2. Acellular pertussis vaccine conference to be held November 12-14, 2000, in Bethesda, Md.
  3. Workshop webcast of "Evaluation of New Vaccines: How Much Safety Data?" set for November 14-15, 2000
  4. Mark your calendar! CDC satellite training "Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Disease" scheduled for December 8, 2000
  5. Hmong "Screening Questionnaire for Child and Teen Immunization" has new design
  6. Louisiana state immunization conference set for December 19-20, 2000, in New Orleans
  7. Canadian national immunization conference set for December 3-6, 2000, in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  8. Satellite conference on bioterrorism set for December 5-7, 2000
Issue 202 - Oct 25, 2000
  1. CDC publishes "Guidelines for Preventing Opportunistic Infections Among Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients"
  2. Hepatitis C conference to be held November 10-11, 2000, in League City, Texas
  3. Health professionals: Learn about hepatitis C with an online educational program from CDC
Issue 201 - Oct 16, 2000
  1. New hepatitis B resources from CDC's Hepatitis Branch
  2. Order your copy of the "Visual Red Book on CD-ROM" from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  3. JAMA offers patient education piece on flu vaccine
  4. Reminder: Workshop on cytomegalovirus (CMV) vaccine development to be held October 25-27, 2000
  5. CDC publishes erratum regarding updated ACIP recommendations on delayed supplies of influenza vaccine
Issue 200 - Oct 10, 2000
  1. CDC publishes ACIP recommendation on preventing pneumococcal disease among infants and young children
  2. Read the ACIP resolution for pneumococcal vaccine coverage under the Vaccines For Children program
  3. New resource! Vaccine Education Center launches website
  4. Learn about childhood immunization and earn continuing education units
Issue 199 - Oct 6, 2000 CDC publishes updated recommendations from ACIP in response to delays in supply of influenza vaccine
Issue 198 - Oct 5, 2000 Resume the birth dose of hepatitis B vaccine!
Issue 197 - Oct 4, 2000
  1. Story #35: Physician remembers the tragedies of vaccine-preventable disease
Issue 196 - Oct 3, 2000
  1. New and revised educational and informational materials are ready to download from IAC's website!
  2. New! Quick Links on IAC's website
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September 2000 Back to top
Issue 195 - Sept 29, 2000
  1. CDC issues press release on influenza vaccine supply
  2. CDC issues notice of workshop on cytomegalovirus vaccine development
  3. CDC reports on progress toward polio eradication in Ethiopia
Issue 194 - Sept 28, 2000
  1. Reviewers wanted! Association of Teachers of Prevention Medicine seeks providers to beta-test new CD-ROM
  2. Hawaii Immunization Coalition's conference set for Oct. 26, 2000, in Honolulu
  3. SIGN annual meeting in Cairo, Egypt, on October 23-24, 2000. Attend in person or electronically!
Issue 193 - Sept 27, 2000
  1. Story #34: Infant dies of fulminant hepatitis B, 1999
Issue 192  - Sept 22, 2000 CDC publishes surveillance summary on vaccination coverage among children and adults--United States
Issue 191 - Sept 21, 2000
  1. Story #33: Ordinary college student shares horror of meningitis
Issue 190 - Sept 21, 2000
  1. The Spring/Summer 2000 issue of VACCINATE ADULTS! has been mailed and is available on the Web!
  2. Here's what's in the latest issue of VACCINATE ADULTS!
Issue 189 - Sept 20, 2000
  1. National Medical Association to hold immunization dinner symposium September 21, 2000, in Atlanta
  2. IAC website update! Download high-resolution photos of people with vaccine-preventable diseases
  3. Free immunization poster offer from CDC
  4. Reminder! Workshop on Vaccine Communication to be held October 5-6, 2000, in Arlington, Va.
  5. Sign up for the SIGN news service
Issue 188 - Sept 14, 2000
  1. New hepatitis B web resource on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
  2. Reminder! National Adult Immunization Awareness Week 2000 is October 8-14
  3. CDC'S "Guide to Contraindications to Childhood Vaccinations" for the year 2000 is now available
  4. JAMA offers patient education piece on rabies
Issue 187 - Sept 8, 2000
  1. Don't forget! CDC's Immunization Update 2000 satellite broadcast is next week
  2. New Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) translations available in Spanish and Haitian Creole
  3. CDC's MMWR Internet address has changed!
  4. National Partnership for Immunization offers monthly email newsletter
  5. Reminder! It's not too late to register for the Delaware Valley Immunization Coalition conference on September 10, 2000, in Cherry Hill, NJ
Issue 186 - Sept 7, 2000
  1. The Spring/Summer 2000 issue of NEEDLE TIPS has been mailed and is available on the web!
  2. What's in the latest issue of NEEDLE TIPS?
Issue 185 - Sept 1, 2000
  1. CDC'S newly revised interim hepatitis B Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) now available online!
  2. CDC announces new free software available for influenza pandemic preparedness planning
  3. Now available online! "Vaccine Myths," a chapter from the book VACCINES: WHAT EVERY PARENT SHOULD KNOW
  4. Mark your calendars! April 22-28, 2001, is National Infant Immunization Week
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August 2000 Back to top
Issue 184 - Aug 29, 2000
  1. UPDATE: CDC says, "Plan now: Expect flu vaccine supply delays and possible shortages"
  2. Oops! We erred in the price listed for Michigan's immunization modules described in IAC EXPRESS #183
Issue 183 - Aug 28, 2000
  1. National Medical Association to hold immunization dinner symposium August 31, 2000, in New Orleans
  2. National Immunization Conference Abstracts available online
  3. New immunization curricula available from Michigan State University
  4. Updated! "It's Federal Law! You must give your patients current Vaccine Information Statements (VISs)"
  5. New immunization education presentation available for speakers bureaus
  6. World Vaccine Congress 2000 to be held September 18-20, 2000, in Paris
  7. CDC reports on progress toward polio eradication in Pakistan
Issue 182 - Aug 18, 2000
  1. CDC publishes a Public Health Dispatch on varicella outbreaks among Mexican adults in Alabama
  2. CDC's Immunization Update 2000 satellite broadcast set for September 14, 2000
  3. Workshop on Management of Hepatitis B: 2000 to be held September 8-10, 2000, at the National Institutes of Health
  4. CDC publishes notice of a Workshop on Vaccine Communication to be held October 5-6, 2000, in Arlington, Va.
  5. Evaluation of New Vaccines workshop to be held November 14-15, 2000, in Bethesda, Md.
Issue 181 - Aug 8, 2000
  1. CDC publishes erratum regarding rabies vaccine recall
  2. Free for the asking! Bulk copies of VACCINATE ADULTS!
  3. Workshop on Vaccine Communication set for October 5-6, 2000, in Arlington, VA
  4. World Congress on Vaccines and Immunizations set for August 29-September 3, 2000
  5. Epidemiology in Action course registration deadline September 15
Issue 180 - Aug 2, 2000
  1. National Coalition for Adult Immunization (NCAI) offers campaign kit for National Adult Immunization Awareness Week
  2. New edition of "ImmunoFacts" reference guide available for purchase
  3. New immunization resource for parents on the Web
  4. New website offers immunization information to seniors
  5. Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) publishes immunization quarterly online
  6. Receive e-mail updates on HIV and hepatitis B and C
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July 2000 Back to top
Issue 179 - July 31, 2000
  1. IAC's revised "Screening Questionnaire for Adult Immunization" is now available online in multiple languages
  2. Delaware Valley Immunization Coalition conference set for September 10, 2000, in Cherry Hill, NJ
  3. The Third National Conference on Immunization Coalitions set for January 2001, in Savannah, GA
  4. Conference on vaccine development scheduled for September 20-22, 2000, in Arlington, VA
  5. Influenza conference set for Crete, Greece, on September 23-28, 2000
  6. Third International Symposium on Influenza to be held December 1-3, 2000, in St. Lucia
Issue 178 - July 28, 2000
  1. Surgeon General and Congress announce new campaign to improve public awareness about hepatitis C
  2. Three lots of IMOVAX rabies vaccine recalled
  3. CDC reports on progress toward polio eradication, European region
Issue 177 - July 25, 2000
  1. CDC'S pneumococcal conjugate VIS now available online!
  2. CDC issues press release on ACIP vote regarding pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
  3. CDC publishes update notice on the expanded availability of thimerosal preservative-free hepatitis B vaccine
  4. IOM reports on immunization finance policies and practices
Issue 176 - July 14, 2000
  1. CDC publishes notice on delayed supply of influenza vaccine and adjunct ACIP recommendations for the 2000-01 season
  2. CDC publishes report on 1998 hepatitis B vaccination coverage among Asian and Pacific Islander children in the United States
  3. CDC publishes summary of the joint statement on thimerosal in vaccines
  4. Employment opportunity: CDC is recruiting candidates for Director of the Epidemiology and Surveillance Division, National Immunization Program
Issue 175 - July 11, 2000
  1. CDC publishes report on 1999 vaccination coverage levels in the United States
  2. Place your bulk orders now! CDC is giving away multiple copies of the 1999 "Guide to Contraindications to Childhood Vaccinations"
  3. American Public Health Association annual meeting set for Boston, November 12-16
Issue 174 - July 10, 2000
  1. Coming this week! Influenza pandemic satellite broadcast set for July 13
  2. Don't miss this special CDC satellite broadcast for public health workers about influenza control
  3. New VAERS website features online reporting and vaccine safety resources
  4. PKIDS offers pediatric infectious disease research list and archive
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June 2000 Back to top
Issue 173 - June 30, 2000
  1. CDC releases recommendations for prevention and control of meningococcal disease and meningococcal disease in college students
  2. CDC publishes report on measles incidence in the United States, 1999
  3. Live satellite broadcast from next week's National Immunization Conference! CDC presents "Adult Immunization Issues"
  4. CDC publishes report on polio eradication in the South-East Asia Region
  5. Special satellite broadcast has been added to the schedule for CDC's Influenza Pandemic satellite broadcast set for July 13
Issue 172 - June 30, 2000
  1. Story #32: Physician underscores the importance of hepatitis B vaccine
Issue 171 - June 29, 2000
  1. Joint statement of AAFP, AAP, ACIP, and PHS concerning removal of thimerosal from vaccines now available
  2. Thimerosal Policy Q&A is now available on CDC's website
  3. Expect delays in influenza vaccine availability for the 2000-2001 season! CDC publishes press release so providers can plan ahead 
Issue 170 - June 19, 2000
  1. American Academy of Pediatrics publishes recommendation for pneumococcal vaccine for children under age 2
  2. Photos of children with pneumococcal infections now available on AAP's website 
Issue 169 - June 5, 2000
  1. Revised educational materials are ready to download from IAC's website!
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May 2000 Back to top
Issue 168 - May 30, 2000
  1. CDC publishes article on progress toward polio eradication in Africa
  2. CDC publishes announcement of satellite broadcast on flu pandemic preparation
  3. Spanish-language VIS videotapes still available
  4. English and Spanish VISs available on CD-ROM
Issue 167 - May 25, 2000
  1. Story #31: Michigan child's death caused by chickenpox
Issue 166 - May 19, 2000
  1. CDC publishes new ACIP statement on polio immunization in the United States
  2. CDC publishes revision of acute hepatitis panel
  3. CDC publishes announcement of web-based hepatitis C training for health professionals
Issue 165 - May 17, 2000
  1. OOPS! Read these corrections to "IAC EXPRESS" Issue #164 on revised educational materials
Issue 164 - May 16, 2000
  1. Revised educational and informational materials are ready to download from IAC's website!
Issue 163 - May 12, 2000
  1. CDC's National Immunization Program offers new online ordering system for publications and resources
  2. Preparing for the next influenza pandemic satellite broadcast set for July 13
  3. CDC publishes call for abstracts for international conference on emerging infectious diseases
  4. CDC publishes announcement of international course in applied epidemiology
Issue 162 - May 9, 2000
  1. Story #30: Traveling filmmaker reflects on the high cost of hepatitis A virus infection
Issue 161 - May 8, 2000
  1. CDC publishes update on influenza activity, 1999-2000
  2. Employment opportunities! IAC is looking for a few talented people to help spread the word about the importance of immunization
Issue 160 - May 1, 2000
  1. Help send kids with hepatitis to camp this summer!
  2. CDC publishes surveillance summaries on Lyme disease and influenza
  3. CDC publishes report on meningococcal disease among pilgrims to Mecca
  4. CDC publishes article on progress toward global polio eradication
  5. CDC publishes article on surveillance for adverse events associated with anthrax vaccine
  6. Sign on to this site! W.H.O. offers "Safe Injection Global Network" (SIGN) website
  7. Don't let it fly by! "Early bird" registration deadline is May 5 for National Immunization Conference
  8. California's meningococcal disease satellite broadcast set for May 18
  9. National Vaccine Program Office sponsors Workshop on Aluminum in Vaccines, May 11-12
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April 2000 Back to top
Issue 159 - April 26, 2000
  1. Story # 29: Measles shots are common sense: personal reflections of an Alaska physician
Issue 158 - April 18, 2000
  1. CDC publishes new ACIP statement on prevention and control of influenza
  2. CDC's new influenza VIS now available online!
  3. CDC's new meningococcal VIS now available online!
  4. CDC launches new internet site in Spanish
  5. CDC publishes report on measles outbreak in the Netherlands
  6. CDC publishes report on fatal case of yellow fever in traveler to Venezuela
  7. Free audiotape program focuses on strategies to improve adult vaccination against influenza and pneumococcal disease
Issue 157 April 12, 2000
  1. Medical experts and advocacy groups unite in support of universal immunization programs
  2. New resource! CDC creates new website on vaccines and autism
  3. Official record is open until April 20 for congressional committee hearing on autism
Issue 156 - April 10, 2000
  1. FDA approves Engerix-B preservative-free vaccine
  2. National Infant Immunization Week is only one week away!
  3. CDC publishes article on progress in development of immunization registries
  4. CDC publishes correction to website address for aluminum in vaccines workshop
Issue 155 - April 05, 2000
  1. Congressional committee hearing on autism will be held Thursday, April 6
  2. Redesigned! The National Immunization Program unveils its new Internet home page
  3. New book for parents provides answers to immunization questions
Issue 154 - April 03, 2000
  1. CDC now has a toll-free telephone number for its International Travelers' Information line
  2. Year 2000 video on new polio vaccine recommendation now available
  3. NCAI offers free booklet on successful vaccination programs
  4. APIC conference set for June 18-22 in Minneapolis
  5. National Army Research Institute symposium set for May 3-5 in Bethesda
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March 2000 Back to top
Issue 153 - Mar 31, 2000
  1. CDC publishes article on FDA approval of alternative two-dose hepatitis B vaccination schedule for adolescents
  2. Reminder! International symposium on hepatitis and liver disease set for April 9-13
  3. "Early bird" registration deadline is May 5 for National Immunization Conference
  4. World Health Organization publishes special issue of the "Bulletin" on immunization safety
  5. CDC publishes announcement of workshop on aluminum in vaccines
  6. CDC announces availability of funds for research on the impact of public health laws and policy
  7. CDC publishes article on progress toward polio eradication in Democratic Republic of Congo
Issue 152 - Mar 31, 2000
  1. Story # 28: Polio victim entreats parents to say "yes" to vaccines
Issue 151 - Mar 28, 2000
  1. CDC publishes "Recommendations and Reports" on strategies to increase adult immunization rates
  2. CDC publishes report on rubella outbreaks among Hispanic adults
  3. Most recent polio VIS (1-1-00) now available in 22 languages on IAC's website!
  4. Check out these resources for National Infant Immunization Week, including a new Spanish-language campaign
  5. "Advances in Childhood Disease Prevention" teleconference is offered April 17 until May 18, 2000
  6. Protecting college students from meningococcal disease is the focus of California's satellite broadcast in May
  7. New resource! IAC adds "CDC Resources You Should Know About" web page
  8. New resource! IAC adds "Vaccine Safety" web page
Issue 150 - Mar 22, 2000
  1. Story #27: A tragic story about HIB meningitis
Issue 149 - Mar 20, 2000
  1. Two-dose hepatitis B vaccine schedule now an option for adolescents
  2. AAP publishes policy statement on varicella vaccine
  3. AAP publishes policy statement on Lyme disease prevention
  4. Employment opportunity! The Immunization Action Coalition is looking for an administrative assistant
  5. HFI National Hepatitis Congress and Walk on Washington scheduled for March 25-27, 2000
  6. The "Cat in the Hat" is back! IAC has a limited quantity of Dr.Seuss immunization posters to distribute
  7. CDC publishes announcement of public health surveillance course at Emory University
  8. CDC publishes erratum for March 10 MMWR article regarding influenza activity
Issue 148 - Mar 15, 2000
  1. Story #26: A death from diphtheria
Issue 147 - Mar 10, 2000
  1. Gates Children's Vaccine Program and partners create website to counter misinformation on the Internet
  2. Coming soon! Immunization registry conference begins March 27
  3. NIAID releases "The Jordan Report 2000"
  4. Spanish translation of Lyme disease VIS is now available on IAC's website
  5. 2000 National Adult Immunization Conference canceled
  6. CDC extends application deadline for Director of Immunization Services Division at the National Immunization Program
  7. CDC publishes update on U.S. influenza activity, 1999-2000
  8. Participants sought for study on the use of varicella- zoster virus vaccine to prevent shingles in HIV-infected children
Issue 146 - Mar 9, 2000
  1. Story #25: Meningitis: Big dread on campus
Issue 145 - Mar 3, 2000
  1. CDC publishes announcement of "Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases" satellite broadcast series in March
  2. CDC publishes announcement of "Epidemiology in Action" course set for May 1-12
  3. NIAID provides vaccine research information online
  4. CDC publishes article on global laboratory network for poliomyelitis eradication, 1997-1999
Issue 144 - Mar 2, 2000
  1. Story #24: The benefits of hepatitis B vaccine far outweigh the risks: A pharmacist's professional and personal perspective
Issue 143 - Mar 2, 2000
  1. Sixth edition of CDC's "Pink Book" now available
  2. Reserve your copy of AAP'S "2000 Red Book: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases"
  3. Read ACIP Statements and receive free continuing education credits from CDC
  4. Year 2000 National Infant Immunization Week planned for April 16-22
  5. Department of Defense website offers military immunization information
  6. IAC distributes bulk copies of Dr. Seuss posters far and wide!
  7. Grand Forks Immunization Conference set for May 18-19, 2000
  8. Conference for vaccine manufacturers and developers, March 27-29, 2000
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February 2000 Back to top
Issue 142 - Feb 29, 2000
  1. Story #23:  A close call with whooping cough
Issue 141 - Feb 25, 2000
  1. CDC publishes announcement of symposium on hepatitis and liver disease set for April 9-13, 2000
  2. CDC publishes announcement of upcoming conference on nosocomial infections, March 5-9, 2000
  3. Bulk copies of CDC's "What You Need to Know About Vaccine Information Statements" are free for the ordering!
  4. Would you like to receive a complete set of U.S. Public Health Service vaccine recommendations (ACIP statements) free from CDC?
Issue 140 - Feb 22, 2000
  1. Story #22: Infection Control Nurse Urges Parents to Support U.S. Vaccine Program
Issue 139 - Feb 19, 2000
  1. FDA approves first pneumococcal vaccine for infants and toddlers
  2. National Vaccine Program Office sponsors workshop on aluminum in vaccines in May
  3. CDC publishes article on importation of wild poliovirus into Qinghai Province, China
  4. Updated fact sheet on hepatitis B and adoption is now available from the Immunization Action Coalition
  5. Illinois Immunization and Communicable Disease conference set for June
Issue 138 - Feb 14, 2000
  1. CDC publishes article on vaccination coverage among adolescents in San Diego
  2. National Medical Association launches physician education program, "Immunization: A Family Affair"
Issue 137 - Feb 8, 2000
  1. CDC announces opening for Director of Immunization Services Division at the National Immunization Program
  2. CDC offers website on needle-free injection technology
  3. CDC publishes supplement on global disease elimination and eradication
  4. February 11th is the "early bird" registration deadline for the year 2000 Immunization Registry Conference
  5. Remembering Linda: IAC's office will be closed on Wednesday, February 9th
Issue 136 - Feb 2, 2000
  1. Workshop Announcement! "Liver Cancer Prevention Among Asian Pacific Islander Populations: Getting Shots Into Arms, a Public Health Emergency!"
  2. California's vaccine update satellite broadcast set for February 24th
  3. IAC now promotes state immunization conferences via IAC EXPRESS
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January 2000 Back to top
Issue 135 - Jan 31, 2000
  1. Too good to miss! AAP recommends reinstitution of the first dose of hepatitis B vaccine for all infants at birth to two months of age 
  2. "Hepatitis Control Report" publishes detailed overview of the controversy concerning thimerosal in vaccines
  3. CDC publishes report on influenza activity in the United States
  4. CDC publishes article on polio eradication efforts in Chad
Issue 134 - Jan 21, 2000
  1. CDC releases "Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule -- United States, 2000"
  2. CDC publishes press release on influenza questions and answers for the 1999-2000 flu season
  3. CDC publishes announcement on vaccine research conference
  4. Upcoming broadcast set to launch "Healthy People 2010" program objectives
Issue 133 - Jan 14, 2000
  1. Foreign language translations of IAC's revised "Screening Questionnaire For Child and Teen Immunization" are now available
  2. Mark your calendar! CDC's "Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases" videoconference course begins March 23
  3. The National Conference on Immunization Coalitions will host more than 300 attendees in San Diego, January 23
  4. International symposium on combination vaccines starts February 2
  5. OSHA revises bloodborne pathogens compliance directive
  6. Public Health Image Library offers free visual resources
  7. World Congress on Vaccines and Immunization set for August 29-September 3
  8. Pasteur Merieux Connaught changes corporate name to Aventis Pasteur
Issue 132 - Jan 12, 2000
  1. New polio VISs are available on IAC's website! As of January 1, 2000, ACIP recommends an all-IPV schedule for routine childhood immunization against polio 
  2. VIS translations in Arabic, Croatian, French, and German are available on IAC's website
  3. CDC publishes VIS resource booklet
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