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Official Releases
The latest vaccine licensures, recommendations and resources from official sources
  American Academy of Pediatrics
  Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  Food and Drug Administration
  State & Local Public Health Departments
  World Health Organization
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Technically Speaking
Technically Speaking is a monthly column written by IAC's Executive Director Deborah Wexler, MD. It is featured in the The CHOP Vaccine Education Center's monthly e-newsletter. It is written for health professionals and covers a variety of practical topics in immunization delivery.
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What's New at IAC
Chronological listing of new and revised IAC materials
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Featured Resources
New for 2015! AAP Red Book Released
American Academy of Pediatrics releases the 30th edition of its Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. Red Book Online is now updated with the 2015 edition of Red Book -- the most current evidence-based guidance from the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases. - 6/11/15
Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th Edition "The Pink Book”
New for 2015! Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, “The Pink Book” provides current, credible, and comprehensive immunization information to public health practitioners, healthcare personnel, health educators, pharmacists, and others. - 5/15
NACCHO’s "Guide to HPV Resources for Local Health Departments"
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has released the Guide to HPV Resources for Local Health Departments to assist local health departments and other agencies with increasing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates. - 4/15
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Vaccine News
Media coverage about vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases
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Yellow Fever Vaccine Booster Doses - ACIP recommendations
Use of Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccines in Persons Aged > 10 Years at Increased Risk for Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease – ACIP recommendations
AMA Supports Tighter Limitations on Immunization Opt Outs – AMA press release
Pneumococcal Polysaccharide (PPSV) Vaccine Information Statement Released – CDC VIS
HPV Vaccine Implementation Guidance – AAP policy statement
CDC Health Advisory: Bird Infections with Highly-Pathogenic Avian Influenza A (H5N2), (H5N8), and (H5N1) Viruses: Recommendations for Human Health Investigations and Response - CDC HAN
World Immunization Week 2015 (April 24–30) - WHO campaign
Two FDA CBER Mini-Sentinel Studies Completed on the Safety of Gardasil and Rotavirus Vaccines - FDA CBER
Measles in Germany - CDC travel notice
CDC announces 2015 Childhood Immunization Champion Awardees - CDC NIIW
Rotavirus Vaccine Information Statement released (final dated 4/15/15) - CDC VIS
Recall of Flulaval Quadrivalent - FDA recall notice
9vHPV (Gardasil 9) Vaccine Information Statement Released - CDC VIS
Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b) Vaccine Information Statement Released (dated 4/2/15) - CDC VIS
Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis) Vaccine Information Statement Released (dated 2/24/15) - CDC VIS
Td (Tetanus and Diphtheria) Vaccine Information Statement Released  (dated 2/24/15) - CDC VIS
Use of 9-Valent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine - ACIP recommendations
Updated Typhoid Vaccination Recommendations - ACIP recommendations
FDA approves Quadracel (DTaP-IPV vaccine; Sanofi Pasteur) for use in children age 4 through 6 years - FDA approval
Calendar of events: conferences and meetings on immunization
This page was reviewed on June 23, 2015
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