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December 2011 Back to top
FDA expands use of Prevnar 13 vaccine for people ages 50 and older
FDA press release - 12/30/11
Influenza A H1N1 Variant Virus Detected
CDC "Have you heard" - 12/23/11
HPV Vaccine Recommendations in Males
ACIP recommendations and GRADE information - 12/23/11
Hepatitis B Vaccine Recommendations for Adults with Diabetes
ACIP recommendations and GRADE information - 12/23/11
Japanese Encephalitis VIS
CDC VIS - 12/7/11
Letter to Healthcare Providers: Influenza vaccination of pregnant women
CDC, ACOG, AAFP - 12/5/11
November 2011 Back to top
Immunization of Health-Care Personnel
ACIP recommendations - 11/25/11
Limited Human-to-Human Transmission of Novel Influenza A (H3N2) Virus
MMWR - 11/23/11
Flu Activity in Iowa Includes Novel Strain
Iowa Department of Public Health - 11/22/11
Health Department Reports Increase in Pertussis Cases
Vermont Department of Health - 11/17/11
Meningococcal Vaccines
WHO position paper - 11/18/11
Update on Herpes Zoster Vaccine: Licensure for Persons Aged 50 Through 59 Years
MMWR - 11/10/11
Polio VIS, dated 11/8/11 (interim)
CDC VIS - 11/9/11
October 2011 Back to top
FDA recommends against the use of autoinjectors to administer influenza vaccine, reminding HCPs to administer approved vaccines in accordance with their labeling
FDA communication - 10/26/11
ACIP recommends all 11-12 year-old males get vaccinated against HPV
CDC press briefing transcript - 10/25/11
Updated: Tdap vaccine use in pregnant women and people in contact with infants/toddlers (younger than 12 months)
ACIP Recommendations - 10/21/11
Addition of History of Intussusception as a Contraindication for Rotavirus Vaccination
MMWR - 10/21/11
Health Alert: Mumps
City of Berkeley Department of Health - 10/20/11
Use of meningococcal vaccine among children (ages 9-23 months) at increased risk for invasive meningococcal disease
ACIP recommendations - 10/14/11
Hepatitis A VIS, dated October 25, 2011
CDC VIS - 10/14/11
Meningococcal VIS, dated October 14, 2011
CDC VIS - 10/14/11
Vaccine Storage and Handling Guide released
CDC publication - 10/4/11
September 2011 Back to top
Recommendations for Administering Hepatitis A Vaccine to Contacts of International Adoptees
AAP policy statement - 9/27/11
Additional Recommendations for Use of Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced-Content Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine (Tdap)
AAP policy statement - 9/27/11
AAP policy statement - 9/27/11
A Third Measles Case Has Been Reported within the Greater Milwaukee Area
City of Milwaukee Health Department - 9/19/11
American Academy of Pediatrics Statement on HPV Vaccine
AAP news release - 9/13/11
Revised Recommendations: Yellow fever vaccination for international travel
WHO position statement - 9/9/11
Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children, 2011-2012
AAP policy statement - 9/2/11
August 2011 Back to top
Prevention of Varicella: Update of recommendations for use of quadrivalent and monovalent varicella vaccines in children
AAP policy statement - 8/28/11
National survey shows HPV vaccine rates trail other teen vaccines
CDC press release – 8/25/11
Institute of Medicine: Review of Adverse Effects of Vaccines
IOM report - 8/25/11
Febrile Seizures Associated with TIV & PCV13
CDC note to healthcare providers - 8/22/11
Health Officials Investigate Two Cases of Measles in Dakota County Infants
Minnesota Department of Health - 8/19/11
California Department of Public Health – Health Advisory
Health advisory - 8/18/11
Prevention and Control of Influenza with Vaccines, 2011
ACIP recommendations - 8/18/11
CDC awards more than $49 million to strengthen State and local health departments
HHS press release - 8/15/11
Recommendations for the use of Tdap vaccine in pregnant women
ACIP provisional recommendations - 8/5/11
Licensure of a Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine for Children Aged 2 Through 10 Years and Updated Booster Dose Guidance for Adolescents and Other Persons at Increased Risk for Meningococcal Disease
ACIP recommendations - 8/5/11
July 2011 Back to top
Eliminating Personal Belief Exemptions from Immunization Requirements for Child Care and School Attendance
NACCHO Statement of Policy - 7/11
Three Cases of Tetanus in Michigan: MDCH Urges Adults to Get Tdap Vaccine
Michigan Department of Community Health - 7/28/11
Inactivated Influenza VIS, dated 7/26/11
CDC VIS - 7/26/11
Live, Intranasal Influenza VIS, dated 7/26/11
CDC VIS - 7/26/11
VIS in Large Print: Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (TIV), dated 7/26/11
CDC VIS - 7/26/11
Department of Health Announces Possible Measles Exposure in Berks, Bucks, Delaware, and Lehigh Counties
Pennsylvania Department of Health - 7/26/11
Potential Exposure to Measles in Southern Maine
Maine CDC - 7/22/11
World Hepatitis Day--July 28, 2011
MMWR - 7/22/11
FDA Approves Vaccines for the 2011-2012 Influenza Season
FDA press release - 7/18/11
Adenovirus VIS (dated 7/14/11); for military use only
CDC VIS - 7/18/11
Rubella vaccines
WHO position paper - 7/15/11
Department of Health Announces Possible Measles Exposure in Berks County
Pennsylvania Department of Health - 7/14/11
CDC Releases Infection Prevention Guide to Promote Safe Outpatient Care
CDC press release - 7/13/11
FDA Approves Boostrix to Prevent Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis in Older People
FDA press release - 7/8/11
Additional Measles Cases Confirmed In Northeastern Indiana
Indiana State Department of Health - 7/1/11
Eliminating Personal Belief Exemptions from Immunization Requirements for Child Care and School Attendance
NACCHO Statement of Policy - 7/11
June 2011 Back to top
U.S. measles cases linked to outbreaks abroad
CDC health advisory - 6/22/11
State Health Officials Report Confirmed Cases of Measles
Indiana State Department of Health - 6/22/11
Measles Case Reported in Cass County Resident
North Dakota Department of Health - 6/13/11
Increase in Measles Cases and Hospital Exposures
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - 6/8/11
Health Advisory: Increase in Cases of Measles
Monterey County Health Department (CA) - 6/8/11
Maryland Health Officials Investigating Possible Exposures to Measles
Maryland Department of Helath and Mental Hygiene - 6/8/11
Measles Alert
Vermont Public Health Department - 6/7/11
Commission Reports New Case of Measles
Boston Public Health Commission - 6/3/11
May 2011 Back to top
BRHD Confirms Measles Case in Cache County
Bear River Health Department, Utah - 5/31/11
State Health Department Confirms Measles Case in Capital Region
New York State Department of Health - 5/3011
Use of a Booster Dose of Inactivated Vero Cell Culture-Derived Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine
ACIP recommendations - 5/27/11
Update on Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine for Children
MMWR - 5/27/11
Advisory: Case of Measles in Nassau County
Nassau County Department of Health - 5/27/11
CDC Reports the Highest Number of Measles Cases since 1996
CDC - 5/24/11
Measles Reported in Central Iowa
Iowa Department of Public Health - 5/24/11
Vaccinations One of 10 Public Health Achievements of First Decade of 21st Century
CDC press release - 5/19/11
Health Department Investigates Measles Case in Elementary School
Lawrence Douglas County Health Department (KS) - 5/17/11
Boston Public Health Conducting Follow-Up on 5 New Measles Cases
Boston Public Health Commission - 5/10/11
HPV (Cervarix) VIS, dated May 3, 2011
CDC VIS - 5/5/11
HPV (Gardasil) VIS, dated May 3, 2011
CDC VIS - 5/5/11
PAHO/WHO Urges Travelers to the Americas to Get Vaccinated against Measles and Rubella
WHO - 5/3/11
April 2011 Back to top
Spanish-language version of Child, Adolescent, & Catch-up Immunization Schedules, 6 pages
CDC schedules - 4/29/11
FDA approves the first vaccine to prevent meningococcal disease in infants and toddlers
FDA news release - 4/22/11
The 12th edition of Pink Book is now available (Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases course textbook)
CDC - 4/15/11
Use of Tdap in health care personnel
ACIP provisional recommendations - 4/4/11
Yellow fever VIS, dated 3/30/11
CDC VIS - 4/5/11
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society's (PIDS') position statement on personal belief exemptions (PBEs)
PIDS - 4/5/11
Rabies-Prevention Policy Update: New Reduced-Dose Schedule
AAP policy statement - 4/1/11
New print edition of the Pink Book, Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (12th ed.) is coming in April 2011. Pre-order today
PHF - 4/1/11
March 2011 Back to top
Pertussis – a vaccine-preventable disease - is killing vulnerable infants
Dear Healthcare Professional Colleague letter from AAP, ACP, ACOG, AMA, ANA, and others - 3/31/11
HHS launches new consumer-focused immunization website: www.vaccines.gov
HHS press release - 3/30/11
FDA approves Zostavax vaccine to prevent shingles in individuals 50 to 59 years of age
FDA press release - 3/24/11
Adenovirus Type 4 and Type 7 Vaccine, Live, Oral
FDA licensure - 3/24/11
Health Officials Investigate Three More Measles Cases in Hennepin County
Minnesota Department of Health - 3/17/11
February 2011 Back to top
ProMED Mail: Measles update 2011
AAP applauds U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP)
AAP press release - 2/22/11
Optimal specimen collection for PCR testing for pertussis
CDC video - 2/18/11
Best practices on the use of PCR for diagnosing pertussis
CDC health update - 2/16/11
2010 U.S. National Vaccine Plan
HHS press release - 2/15/11
Maricopa County Measles Case
Arizona Department of Health Services - 2/15/11
Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0 Through 18 Years -- United States, 2011
MMWR - 2/10/11
2011 adult immunization schedule, printable versions
CDC schedules - 2/4/11
Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule--United States, 2011
MMWR - 2/3/11
2011 child and adolescent immunization schedules for persons aged 0-6 years, 7-18 years, and "catch-up schedule"
CDC schedules - 2/1/11
PDF [0-6]
PDF [7-18]
PDF [Catch-up]
2011 child immunization schedules
AAP release - 2/1/11
Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2011-2012 northern hemisphere influenza season
WHO press release - 2/11
January 2011 Back to top
General Recommendations on Immunization
ACIP recommendations - 1/27/11
Use of meningococcal conjugate vaccines
ACIP recommendations - 1/27/11
Antiviral Agents for the Treatment and Chemoprophylaxis of Influenza
ACIP recommendations - 1/21/11
Fluzone influenza vaccine and VAERS reports of febrile seizures in children
FDA and CDC update - 1/20/11
Tdap vaccine
ACIP recommendations - 1/14/11
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