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Issue 1219: December 15, 2015

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The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) is proud to be a trusted resource for the nationís immunization healthcare professionals. Our talented staff of 23 is the largest of any nonprofit immunization organization in the United States and is dedicated exclusively to providing healthcare professionals, the public, policymakers, and the media up-to-date immunization information and materials. Our IAC Express subscribers are invaluable allies in educating the public about the importance of vaccination.

As 2015 draws to a close, we are asking our subscribers to make a tax-deductible donation to support IACís important work.

Please donate at www.immunize.org/support.

Every week throughout the year, IAC Express provides you with the critical immunization information you need in your work. Thus far in 2015, we have produced 57 issues with 835 articles that advance your immunization practice. Continuously since November 1997, we have published a total of 1,218 issues of IAC Express.

We've brought you news of updated ACIP recommendations, newly released VISs, helpful patient handouts, new staff education materials, and much more.

Throughout the year, our ďAsk the ExpertsĒ feature brings answers to your questions from experts at CDC.

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If you feel the same way, please make a donation at www.immunize.org/support.

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We wish you happiness in this holiday season, and we look forward to continuing our work together in the new year.

Happy Holidays!

Deborah L. Wexler, MD, executive director, and the entire staff of the Immunization Action Coalition

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Editorial Information
Editor: Deborah L. Wexler, MD
Managing Editor: Teresa Anderson, DDS, MPH
Consulting Editor: Marian Deegan, JD
Production Editor: Janelle T. Anderson, MA
Issue Abbreviations
AAFP: American Academy of Family Physicians
AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics
ACIP: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
FDA: Food and Drug Administration
IAC: Immunization Action Coalition
MMWR: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
NCIRD: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
VIS: Vaccine Information Statement
WHO: World Health Organization
 
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