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Issue Number 68            April 9, 1999

CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE

  1. Spring/summer issue of "VACCINATE ADULTS!" is available on the web and is being mailed this week
  2. What's in the latest issue of "VACCINATE ADULTS!?"

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April 5, 1999
SPRING/SUMMER ISSUE OF "VACCINATE ADULTS!" IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AND IS BEING MAILED THIS WEEK

The spring/summer 1999 issue of "VACCINATE ADULTS!" is now
available on the web (12 pages) and hard copies are in the mail.

"VACCINATE ADULTS!" is an immunization and hepatitis B
publication for adult medicine specialists. It is an abbreviated version of "NEEDLE TIPS & the Hepatitis B Coalition News." If you receive "NEEDLE TIPS" you don't need "VACCINATE ADULTS!" because everything contained in "VACCINATE ADULTS!" is also found in "NEEDLE TIPS."

To download a camera-ready copy of "VACCINATE ADULTS!" click
here: http://www.immunize.org/va/va4.pdf

WARNING: This is a large file and some printers are unable to print a file this size. For some helpful tips on downloading and printing PDF files, click here:  http://www.immunize.org/nslt.d/tips.htm

If you cannot or do not wish to download the entire issue of "VACCINATE ADULTS!" you can view and/or download only the articles you wish to read. See the item below.
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April 8, 1999
WHAT'S IN THE LATEST ISSUE OF "VACCINATE ADULTS!?"

The spring/summer 1999 issue of "VACCINATE ADULTS!" contains  lots of new and practical information. Don't forget that all of our materials are camera ready, copyright free, and reviewed for technical accuracy by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. You can click on any of the following items to view and/or download them:

1. "Ask the Experts": CDC immunization expert, Dr. William Atkinson, answers immunization questions and CDC hepatitis experts, Linda Moyer, RN, and Harold Margolis, MD, answer hepatitis A and B questions.
For camera-ready format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4exprt.pdf (97,761 bytes)
For web text format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4exprt.htm

2. "Surgeon General's Warning: 45,000 Adults Die Each Year in the U.S. from Influenza, Pneumococcal, and Hepatitis B Disease" by David Satcher, MD, PhD
For camera-ready format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4surg.pdf (30,804 bytes)
For web text format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4surg.htm

3. "Letters to the Editor. . ." A letter from U.S. Congressman Joe Moakley, who contracted hepatitis B virus infection and received a successful liver transplant, urges everyone to check with their providers about immunization against hepatitis B. A second letter from William Schaffner, MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, urges all health care workers to be immunized against influenza every year.
For camera-ready format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4lett.pdf (22,026 bytes)
For web text format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4lett.htm

4. "Vaccine Highlights: Latest recommendations and schedules"
For camera-ready format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4vacc.pdf (28,129 bytes)
For web text format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4vacc.htm

5. "Unprotected people: Two deaths in a nursing home ignite a pneumococcal vaccine campaign"
For camera-ready format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4unpro.pdf (23,462 bytes)
For web text format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4unpro.htm

6. "If you have sex, read this. . . And stop a killer STD from sneaking up on you" by Linda Liu (reprinted from Mademoiselle Magazine, February 1999) encourages young women to get vaccinated against hepatitis B.
For camera-ready format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4113sex.pdf (25,358 bytes)
For web text format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4113sex.htm

7. "Sign up for IAC EXPRESS" and get vaccine information delivered directly to your e-mail box!
For a web link, click here: http://www.immunize.org/genr.d/ntn.htm

8. "Coalition Catalog: Adult immunization resources and order form": The Coalition has videos, brochures, and more you can order for your staff and your patients. You can order one and make as many copies as you'd like!
For camera-ready format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4catlg.pdf (34,495 bytes)
For web text format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4catlg.htm

9. "Join the Coalition!" With a contribution of $40 or more, we'll send you a packet of our adult-focused patient and health professional educational print materials and two vaccination videos ("Vaccine Administration Techniques" and "How to Protect Your Vaccine Supply").
For camera-ready format, click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4back.pdf (41,402 bytes)
For web text format, click here
http://www.immunize.org/va/va4back.htm to find out how to join.

 

Immunization Action Coalition1573 Selby AvenueSt. Paul MN 55104
E-mail: admin@immunize.org Web: http://www.immunize.org/
Tel: 651-647-9009Fax: 651-647-9131

This page was updated on April 10, 1999