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December 2001 Back to top
Issue 288 - Dec 31, 2001
  1. Story #42: Are Vaccinations Worth It?
Issue 287  - Dec 21, 2001
  1. Holiday greetings from IAC!
  2. CDC publishes Notice to Readers on pneumococcal conjugate vaccine use during shortage
  3. CDC publishes article on Arkansas rubella outbreak in 1999
  4. CDC reports on progress with measles transmission in Region of Americas
  5. CDC's National Immunization Program releases influenza bulletin #11
  6. Letter on Td supply from Aventis Pasteur
  7. Seventh International Conference on Needle-free and Auto Injectors will be held February 25-26
  8. If your patients ask: New study finds no link between childhood vaccines and risk of juvenile diabetes
  9. Early announcement: 2002 United States Conference on AIDS is set for September
Issue 286  - Dec 17, 2001
  1. CDC publishes notice: ACIP approves shorter pregnancy wait after receipt of rubella-containing vaccine
  2. Merck recalls some lots of VAQTA in prefilled syringes
  3. Complete smallpox plan now available on CDC website
  4. New staff appointments at CDC announced
  5. Reminder! Fourth National Conference on Immunization Coalitions registration deadline extended
  6. Standing Orders Project publishes quarterly "Partner Newsbrief"
  7. If your patients ask: New study confirms safety of influenza vaccine for people with asthma
Issue 285  - Dec 11, 2001
  1. Fall/Winter issue of NEEDLE TIPS is in the mail--and up on the web
  2. ACIP votes on pneumococcal conjugate and DTaP vaccine recommendations
  3. Letter on influenza vaccine from National Immunization Program Director Walter Orenstein, M.D.
  4. Reminder for this Thursday, December 13: CDC satellite broadcast about smallpox for clinicians
  5. CDC announces 7th edition of "The Pink Book" and December discount on advance orders
  6. Register early for the National Immunization Conference
  7. New on IAC's website: "Skills Checklist for Immunization"
Issue 284  - Dec 4, 2001
  1. CDC publishes findings on importance of proper timing of varicella vaccination
  2. CDC's National Immunization Program releases influenza bulletin #10
  3. CDC releases "Interim Smallpox Response Plan and Guidelines"
  4. Hearing on National Immunization Program (NIP) held in Washington
  5. Comments invited on proposed changes to reporting form for VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System)
  6. Expanding! Hepatitis Prevention Programs website seeks new program profiles
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November 2001 Back to top
Issue 283  - Nov 26, 2001
  1. CDC presents satellite broadcast about smallpox for clinicians on December 13
  2. Fourth National Conference on Immunization Coalitions registration deadline extended
  3. New translation! "Hepatitis B Shots Are Recommended for All New Babies" in Turkish
  4. National Immunization Survey (NIS) data are released in a new web-based Public Use File 
  5. Call for online abstracts for 36th National Immunization Conference--deadline December 14
  6. In memoriam: Christopher N.H. Jenkins Cancer Control Award nominations sought
  7. Asian and Pacific Islanders hepatitis B prevention funding deadline extended
  8. Free! Copies of VACCINATE ADULTS! (Spring 2001 issue) available
  9. CDC reports on wild polio virus outbreak in Bulgaria
Issue 282  - Nov 19, 2001
  1. Story #41: Case Closed: Pneumococcal Vaccine May Be Everyone's Responsibility
Issue 281  - Nov 12, 2001
  1. CDC revises official booklet on Vaccine Information Statements (VISs)
  2. CDC publishes update on bioterrorism-related anthrax and notice to readers on symptoms
  3. Healthy People 2010 documents now available on CD-ROM
  4. CDC reports on campaign to vaccinate against rubella and measles in Costa Rica
  5. Free! Copies of Needle Tips (Spring 2001 issue) available
Issue 280  - Nov 5, 2001
  1. Updated! CDC's "Instructions for the Use of Vaccine Information Statements"
  2. Fourth National Conference on Immunization Coalitions set for January 9-11
  3. New translations! Get this year's VIS updates in 12 languages
  4. "WhatWorks" CD-ROM gives providers practical ways to increase adult immunization rates
  5. Handling and storage questions? Consult these vaccine management guides
  6. National Asian Women's Health Organization announces funding for community-based immunization education
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October 2001 Back to top
Issue 279  - Oct 29, 2001
  1. ACIP votes on birth dose of hepatitis B vaccine
  2. Five new hepatitis prevention programs added to IAC's Hepatitis Programs website
  3. HFI offers video as part of Partners in Liver Wellness Program
  4. Slightly revised! "Community-Based Immunization Clinic Supplies Checklist"
  5. CDC publishes update on bioterrorism-related anthrax
Issue 278  - Oct 22, 2001
  1. CDC's National Immunization Program releases influenza bulletin #9
  2. Revised! Parent education brochure on hepatitis B shots for new babies
  3. Updated! Three educational pieces on hepatitis B for adoptive parents
  4. New! AAP Immunization Policy Statements page on IAC's website
  5. CDC confirms four anthrax cases
  6. CDC publishes guide to recognizing disease caused by biologic agents
  7. IOM Safety Review Committee meeting is set for November 12
Issue 277  - Oct 16, 2001
  1. Letter from the Executive Director: Give the birth dose of hepatitis B vaccine to all infants prior to hospital discharge
  2. CDC publishes notice to readers on anthrax investigation
  3. CDC issues public health dispatch on polio in the Philippines
  4. New translations! Spanish versions of "Are You at Risk for Hepatitis A" and "B" and "C" now available
  5. Revised! English version of "Are You at Risk for Hepatitis B?"
Issue 276  - Oct 11, 2001
  1. Second chance to improve your vaccine injection techniques! New video shows best practices
  2. Nevada passes new law for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and varicella vaccinations
  3. New! Varicella Vaccine Information page on IAC's website
  4. Institute of Medicine Immunization Safety Review Committee releases report on thimerosal
  5. CDC issues report on state-based immunization registries
  6. New! Anthrax and Smallpox Information page on IAC's website
  7. VAERS data now available online
  8. CDC publishes news on vaccination among children in Head Start, child care centers, and schools
  9. CDC issues public health dispatch on recent polio outbreak in the Dominican Republic and Haiti
  10. Polio eradication priorities identified in Africa by CDC
  11. CDC provides influenza activity update and vaccine recommendations for 2001-2002
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September 2001 Back to top
Issue 275  - Sep 26, 2001
  1. MMWR notifies readers of FDA-licensed hepatitis A and B combination vaccine
  2. CDC educates parents and providers about reinstating the birth dose of hepatitis B vaccine
  3. Get your campaign kit for National Adult Immunization Awareness Week October 14-20
  4. Fifth edition of NCAI's "Resource Guide for Adult and Adolescent Immunization" released
  5. "Communicating with Patients about Immunization" updates from NNII ready to download
  6. Teleclinic on Tetanus Prophylaxis and Wound Management rescheduled for October
Issue 274  - Sep 20, 2001
  1. Bookmark IAC's web page "Needlestick Prevention" for links to essential online resources
  2. CDC's National Immunization Program issues Influenza Vaccine Bulletin #8
  3. Arizona Immunization Program's annual conference set for November 1-2 in Phoenix
  4. California Department Of Health Services (CDHS) presents course on vaccine-preventable diseases, November 5-6 and November 8-9
  5. Four more vaccine-related conferences cover the field (and globe) 
  6. CDC sponsors meetings on STD/HIV prevention for MSM
  7. CDC and ASHA host 2002 National STD Prevention Conference
  8. Hepatitis Magazine conference happens in Houston in October
  9. Pneumococcal Vaccines for the World Conference rescheduled
Issue 273  - Sep 14, 2001
  1. All of us at IAC extend our condolences
  2. Order this new video and learn the most up-to-date information on vaccine administration techniques!
  3. MMWR notifies readers of decreased availability of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7)
  4. IOM conference on vaccine safety and thimerosal available online
  5. 2001-2002 influenza vaccine VIS available online in 11 languages
  6. Concise Spanish-language translation of the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) VIS now available
  7. Turkish translations of IAC'S "Immunization for Babies" and VISs for DTaP, Hep B, and PCV7 vaccines now available
  8. MMWR publishes notice of upcoming satellite broadcast on immunization
Issue 272  - Sep 7, 2001
  1. Providers urged to reassess flu vaccine orders, checking for overestimates, in a letter from Walter A. Orenstein, MD, Director, National Immunization Program
  2. CDC'S National Immunization Program releases influenza bulletin #7
  3. Reminder! CDC's Immunization Update 2001 satellite broadcast set for September 20
  4. National Immunization Program issues Q & A for parents and providers in response to recently published article in New England Journal of Medicine (August 30, 2001) titled "The Risk of Seizures After Receipt of Whole-Cell Pertussis or Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccine"
  5. CDC publishes report on polio eradication efforts in the South-East Asia Region
  6. Advance registration deadline approaching for APHA annual meeting, October 21-25, Atlanta
  7. Third World Congress on Vaccines and Immunisation set for June 4-9, 2002, in Opatija, Adriatic Riviera, Croatia
Issue 271 - Sep 6, 2001
  1. NVAC will hold workshops on Public Health Options for Implementing Vaccine Recommendations Sept. 10-11, Sept. 24-25, and Nov. 8-9
Issue 270  - Sep 5, 2001
  1. Many IAC revisions now available on IAC's website!
  2. Nine new hepatitis prevention program descriptions added to IAC's website on preventing hepatitis A, B, and C in communities at risk
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August 2001 Back to top
Issue 269  - Aug 29, 2001
  1. Here's more information regarding the Immunization Education Nurse Specialist employment opportunity at IAC
Issue 268  - Aug 28, 2001
  1. Employment opportunity! The Immunization Action Coalition is looking for a Nurse Immunization Specialist
  2. CDC publishes report on outbreak of pneumococcal pneumonia among unvaccinated residents of a nursing home in New Jersey
  3. Updated! New varicella and hepatitis B state immunization mandates on IAC's website
  4. National Immunization Program seeks applicants for the position of Epidemiologist for Vaccine Safety and Development Activity
Issue 267  - Aug 22, 2001
  1. Reminder! Satellite teleconference on flu and pneumococcal immunization in nursing homes on August 24
  2. Vaccine symposium set for September 22 at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  3. Immunization seminar set for September 26 in Erie, Penn.
  4. Updated! "It's Federal Law: You Must Give Your Patients Current Vaccine Information Statements (VISs)"
  5. CDC publishes report on human anthrax associated with an epizootic among livestock in North Dakota
Issue 266  - Aug 15, 2001
  1. Updated! State varicella immunization mandates on IAC's website
  2. CDC publishes report on the effectiveness of California's middle school vaccination law
  3. The 2001-2002 edition of The Yellow Book is now available
  4. Revised English version and new Spanish translation of IAC's patient education piece "Immunizations for Babies"
  5. CDC's National Immunization Program issues Influenza Bulletin #6
  6. New issue of Partner Newsbrief is available online
Issue 265  - Aug 9, 2001
  1. CDC's new DTaP VIS is now available
  2. CDC publishes "Parents Guide to Childhood Immunization" online
  3. New translations of immunization screening questionnaires now on IAC's website
  4. Two revised hepatitis education materials on IAC's website
Issue 264  - Aug 3, 2001
  1. CDC publishes National Immunization Survey data from the year 2000
  2. CDC reports on fever, jaundice, and multiple organ system failure associated with yellow fever vaccination
  3. CDC'S Immunization Update 2001 satellite broadcast set for September 20
  4. FDA Consumer and Consumer Reports examine vaccine safety
  5. CDC publishes article on progress toward laboratory containment of wild polioviruses
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July 2001 Back to top
Issue 263 - July 27, 2001
  1. CDC's National Hepatitis C Prevention Strategy is now online
  2. NPI to hold Congressional Educational Breakfast at the U.S. Capitol August 2
  3. August is National Immunization Awareness Month
  4. NPI offers a new reference guide on vaccines and vaccine safety 
  5. GAVI Immunization Advocacy Resource Kit now available online!
  6. CDC's National Immunization Program releases Influenza Vaccine Bulletin #5
Issue 262 - July 23, 2001
  1. FDA approves GlaxoSmithKline's Safety Tip-Lok vaccine delivery system for pediatric hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccine
  2. Aventis Pasteur temporarily interrupts government contract of DTaP (Tripedia) and DTaP-Hib (TriHIBit)
  3. OSHA begins enforcing needlestick safety provisions
Issue 261 - July 18, 2001
  1. CDC announces influenza vaccine delays for 2001-02 season and supplementary ACIP recommendations
  2. CDC publishes recommendations on the control and prevention of rubella
  3. CDC publishes report on hepatitis C prevalence among clients of HIV counseling and testing sites
  4. CDC's National Immunization Program releases Influenza Bulletin #4
  5. New Chinese translation of "Screening Questionnaire for Child and Teen Immunization" on IAC's website
  6. New Turkish translation of "Screening Questionnaire for Adult Immunization" on IAC's website
  7. Reminder: CDC's National Immunization Program offers course on vaccine-preventable diseases August 14-15 in Atlanta
Issue 260 - July 16, 2001
  1. CDC's new pneumococcal conjugate and hepatitis B VISs now available
  2. Satellite teleconference on flu and pneumonia immunization in nursing homes on August 24
  3. Updated "Do You Have Chronic Hepatitis B?" now available in Spanish and Chinese
  4. New Chinese translation of childhood immunization screening questionnaire on IAC's website
Issue 259  - July 11, 2001
  1. CDC's National Immunization Program releases Influenza Vaccine Bulletin #3
  2. National Immunization Conference online continuing education credit deadline extended to July 15
  3. CDC reports on the first fatal cases of adenovirus- related illness among military recruits since vaccine became unavailable
  4. APHA annual meeting is October 21-25 in Atlanta
Issue 258  - July 6, 2001
  1. Vaccine Education Center offers video on vaccine safety for health professionals and parents
  2. IOM announces that printed copies of its report on MMR and autism are now available
  3. Correction: Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination data provided by BRFSS
  4. Civil surgeons please note: The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service suspends Td immunization requirement for immigrants due to Td shortage
  5. New Turkish translations on IAC's website
  6. CDC seeks proposals for HIV prevention among young men of color who have sex with men
Issue 257  - July 2, 2001
  1. Correction: Pennsylvania varicella immunization mandate will take effect in the 2002-2003 school year
  2. CDC publishes updated guidelines on occupational exposure to hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV
  3. CDC publishes data on U.S. vaccination levels among people 65 and older
  4. CDC reports on hepatitis B outbreak in a state correctional facility
  5. New Spanish translation of IAC's "Screening Questionnaire for Child and Teen Immunization" now available
  6. Abstract deadline for the 2002 National Conference on Immunization Coalitions is August 10
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June 2001 Back to top
Issue 256 - June 28, 2001
  1. Updated! New state varicella immunization mandates on IAC's website
  2. Medscape offers Continuing Medical Education for physicians on varicella immunization
  3. NIP offers course on vaccine-preventable diseases August 14-15 in Atlanta
  4. Revised "Hepatitis B: 100 Times Easier to Catch Than HIV" available on IAC's website
Issue 255 - June 22, 2001
  1. CDC publishes updated ACIP recommendations on use of smallpox vaccine
  2. CDC'S National Immunization Program releases Influenza Vaccine Bulletin #2
  3. CDC announces 2001-2002 edition of "Health Information for International Travel" (The Yellow Book)
  4. CDC publishes report on measles incidence in Lusaka, Zambia
  5. CDC announces the Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment Centers (CISA) network
  6. NIP seeks applicants for the position of Chief of the Assessment Branch
Issue 254 - June 21, 2001
  1. Revised! Screening Questionnaire for Adult Immunization
  2. New! The fourth volume of "Unprotected People" stories is now available from IAC
  3. August is National Immunization Awareness Month
  4. Nominations for NPI's National Recognition Program due July 2
  5. Reminder! 2001 Immunization Registry Conference is July 9-11 in Little Rock
  6. CDC publishes article on exposure to meningococcal disease on aircrafts
  7. CDC publishes report on polio eradication in West and Central Africa
Issue 253 - June 18, 2001
  1. Urge your senators to join their senate colleagues in signing the letter to support adequate funding for CDC'S National Immunization Program
  2. Urge your senators to support the amendment to ensure health plan coverage of all ACIP-recommended childhood and adolescent immunizations
Issue 252 - June 14, 2001
  1. IOM Immunization Safety Review Committee to meet July 16 in Cambridge, Mass.
  2. Updated! Check out IAC's fact sheet on federal requirements for VISs
  3. Thai VISs now available on IAC's website
  4. New Turkish language translations available on IAC's website
  5. National Conference on Immunization Coalitions set for January 9-11, 2002, in San Antonio
Issue 251  - June 8, 2001
  1. Minnesota Department of Health urges hospitals to resume universal hepatitis B vaccination at birth
  2. CDC publishes update on influenza activity and the composition of the 2001-02 influenza vaccine
  3. CDC offers new website for TTY users
Issue 250  - June 6, 2001
  1. CDC's National Immunization Program issues influenza vaccine bulletin
  2. CDC publishes MMWR issue on HIV/AIDS
  3. CDC seeks proposals for primary care physician immunization survey
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May 2001 Back to top
Issue 249  - May 25, 2001
  1. CDC seeks assistance from health professionals in implementing ACIP recommendations for influenza vaccine
  2. CDC announces deferral of routine booster doses of tetanus and diphtheria toxoids for adolescents and adults
  3. GAO issues report on flu vaccine and the need to ensure access for those at high risk for influenza
  4. Abstract deadline for the ICC Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved, and Cancer is June 15
  5. CDC issues erratum to article on syringe exchange programs
Issue 248  - May 24, 2001
  1. NVAC meeting set for June 5-6 in Washington, D.C.
  2. New! "Understanding the Screening Questionnaire for Adult Immunization" is now available from IAC
  3. NVAC seeks public comments on vaccine financing
  4. IOM Committee on Immunization Finance offers workshop June 15 in Chicago
  5. Ad hoc meeting on provider immunization education programs at the National Immunization Conference
  6. National Network of Immunization Nurses and Associates to meet at the National Immunization Conference
Issue 247  - May 21, 2001
  1. CDC publishes article on hepatitis B vaccination for injection drug users
  2. CDC reports on syringe exchange programs in the United States
  3. May is National Hepatitis Awareness Month
  4. IAC'S hepatitis prevention programs website expands
Issue 246  - May 16, 2001
  1. FDA approves combination vaccine for protection against hepatitis A and B
  2. Punjabi VISs now available on IAC's website
Issue 245  - May 14, 2001
  1. AAP reports find no evidence to link MMR vaccine with autism or inflammatory bowel disease
  2. Minnesota's Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule available online
  3. Hepatitis Control Report is available online
  4. Reminder! 2001 Immunization Registry Conference set for July 9-11 in Little Rock
Issue 244  - May 10, 2001
  1. The Spring 2001 issue of VACCINATE ADULTS! is now available!
  2. Here's what's in the latest issue of VACCINATE ADULTS!
Issue 243  - May 7, 2001
  1. The Spring 2001 issue of NEEDLE TIPS is available!
  2. What's in the latest issue of NEEDLE TIPS?
Issue 242  - May 3, 2001
  1. Updated hepatitis B resources available from IAC
  2. American Cancer Society endorses hepatitis B vaccine for children
  3. CBER Voice Information System offers callers information on vaccines
  4. 2001 edition of Shoreland's TRAVEL & ROUTINE IMMUNIZATIONS now available
  5. CDC publishes report on global polio eradication
Issue 241  - May 1, 2001
  1. Story #40: Boy dies of pneumococcal meningitis
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April 2001 Back to top
Issue 240  - Apr 25, 2001
  1. Story #39: Hib meningitis strikes unvaccinated infant
Issue 239  - Apr 24, 2001
  1. IOM releases report on MMR and autism
  2. House schedules autism hearing for April 25-26
  3. IAC needs your help in updating its Directory of National Immunization Resources
Issue 238  - Apr 20, 2001
  1. CDC publishes new ACIP statement on prevention and control of influenza
  2. Updated resource on advising patients about immunizations for travel
  3. Need help understanding foreign vaccination records? Check out these resources
Issue 237  - Apr 17, 2001
  1. Too good to miss! How to administer IM and SQ vaccines to children and adults
  2. Reminder! National Infant Immunization Week is April 21- 28
  3. Lyme disease conference scheduled for April 22-23 in Farmington, Conn.
  4. Conference on Vaccine Research to be held April 23-25 in Arlington, Va.
  5. Reminder! National Immunization Conference is set for May 29-June 1 in Atlanta
  6. CDC reports on polio eradication progress in Sudan
Issue 236  - Apr 9, 2001
  1. Free for the asking! Bulk copies of the previous issue of NEEDLE TIPS
  2. Every Child By Two offers bimonthly immunization newsletter
  3. Conference on cancer vaccines set for May 21-22 in San Diego
  4. CDC publishes erratum on poliovirus type 2 transmission
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March 2001 Back to top
Issue 235  - Mar 30, 2001
  1. IAC launches new website showcasing hepatitis prevention programs!
  2. Hepatitis B Foundation website now includes information in Chinese
  3. ASPH and CDC seek applicants for API hepatitis B fellowship
  4. CDC publishes update on risk for meningococcal disease associated with the Hajj
  5. CDC reports on global interruption of wild poliovirus transmission
Issue 234  - Mar 23, 2001
  1. Updated! Screening questionnaire for adult immunization is now available on IAC's website
  2. New online immunization curriculum
  3. AIRA launches updated website
  4. ICC Fellowship seeks applicants
  5. CDC publishes report on US influenza activity
Issue 233  - Mar 16, 2001
  1. CDC reports on availability of Td and DTaP
  2. FDA approves newly formulated DTaP vaccine with only trace amounts of thimerosal
  3. CDC needs your help!
  4. CDC offers free print materials for National Infant Immunization Week, April 22-28, 2001.
  5. CDC publishes report on Lyme disease in the United States
  6. CDC publishes erratum on telephone number in article on meningococcal disease associated with the Hajj
Issue 232  - Mar 9, 2001
  1. Revised! IAC's "Summary of Rules for Childhood Immunization" and "Summary of Recommendations for Adult Immunization"
  2. Updated! "Screening Questionnaire for Child and Teen Immunization" is now available on IAC's website
  3. Reminder! CDC satellite broadcast series on vaccine- preventable disease begins March 15
  4. Satellite conference "Vaccines and Your Clinic" scheduled for April 11
  5. Learn about the Brighton Collaboration
  6. Minnesota conference on prevention of influenza and pneumococcal disease scheduled for March 16
Issue 231  - Mar 2, 2001
  1. Revised! "Hepatitis A & B Vaccines: Give the Correct Dose" is updated and available on IAC's website
  2. JAMA publishes article on 1999 rubella outbreak in Nebraska
  3. CDC reports on influenza B virus outbreak on a European cruise ship
  4. CDC reports on continued polio outbreak in the Dominican Republic and Haiti
  5. CDC reports on polio eradication progress in Afghanistan
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February 2001 Back to top
Issue 230  - Feb 23, 2001
  1. Check out the IOM Immunization Safety Review Committee website and listserve
  2. Read about how FDA works to ensure vaccine safety
  3. Alaska implements media campaign to raise awareness of new school immunization requirements
  4. Illinois immunization conference set for June
  5. CDC publishes errata on recent articles about measles in the United States and Td shortage
Issue 229  - Feb 21, 2001
  1. New website offers information on pneumococcal disease and its prevention
  2. Hepatitis B immunization programs make progress globally
  3. CDC's "Guidelines for Vaccinating Pregnant Women" now available in Spanish on IAC's website
  4. Many new Turkish translations available on IAC'S website
Issue 228  - Feb 16, 2001
  1. CDC releases report on effects of the 1999 AAP/USPHS Joint Statement on Thimerosal in Vaccines
  2. Express your support for "ER" measles episode
  3. New! Quick Links on IAC's website
  4. CDC notifies public on risk for meningococcal disease associated with the Hajj pilgrimage
Issue 227  - Feb 15, 2001
  1. Kentucky passes school requirements for hepatitis B and varicella vaccination
  2. WHO releases statement on MMR vaccine
  3. Tonight's "ER" features story on measles
  4. NEJM studies conclude there is no relationship between hepatitis B vaccine and multiple sclerosis
  5. VIS software available in four languages
  6. National Immunization Conference to include adult and adolescent immunization issues
  7. European Conference on Vaccinology to be held in Lucerne, Switzerland, on March 21-23, 2001
Issue 226 - Feb 7, 2001
  1. Shingles Prevention Study seeks volunteers
  2. Updated script for photographs of people with vaccine- preventable diseases available on IAC's website
  3. Revised! "Labor and Delivery Unit Guidelines to Prevent HBV Transmission" on IAC's website
Issue 225  - Feb 1, 2001
  1. Register now for CDC satellite broadcast series "Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases"
  2. Revised hepatitis B education materials on IAC's website
  3. CDC publishes report on injection practices in Romania
  4. Immunization artwork by kids available free on IAC'S website
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January 2001 Back to top
Issue 224  - Jan 24, 2001
  1. NNii issues an alert regarding inaccuracies in newly published MMR article from the UK
  2. Hepatitis B immunization coverage extremely low among Vietnamese-American children
  3. Test your immunization knowledge with updated quizzes on IAC's website
  4. Deadline extended! Abstracts for the 2001 immunization registry conference now due January 31
Issue 223  - Jan 19, 2001
  1. New translations of hepatitis B patient education materials available on IAC's website
  2. Free guidebook on immunization registries available
  3. CDC announces conference on vaccine research
  4. World Vaccine Congress to be held in Montreal, April 3-5, 2001
Issue 222  - Jan 12, 2001
  1. New harmonized childhood immunization schedule released by ACIP, AAP, and AAFP
  2. CDC reports on the progress in development of immunization registries in the United States
  3. CDC reports on polio eradication in the Western Pacific Region
Issue 221  - Jan 3, 2001 Story #38: Some parents fall for vaccination scare stories, with deadly results
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