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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
Web Sections
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Featured Resources
Vaccine Facts and Policy (VFAP)
The VFAP website provides an expansive compilation of detailed immunization data from every major U.S. jurisdiction. The VFAP project is a partnership of AIM, GWU, and IAC. Access the VFAP launch press release. - 11/22/14
Watch Now! NOVA: Vaccines: Calling the Shots
PBS's NOVA takes viewers around the world to track epidemics, explore the science behind vaccinations, hear from parents wrestling with vaccine-related questions, and shed light on the risks of opting out. Click the button titled "Watch the Program." - 9/17/2014
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases eBook
Every Child By Two has launched a new online interactive resource. The book can be downloaded, printed, and distributed—either as a whole PDF or as individual web pages by disease. - 8/2014
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Vaccine News
Media coverage about vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases
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CDC Year in Review: The 10 most challenging public-health threats of 2014 - CDC press release
FDA approves FluZone Intradermal Quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccine - FDA supplemental approval
FDA Approves Gardasil 9 for Prevention of Certain Cancers Caused by Five Additional Types of HPV - FDA news release
Early Data Suggests Potentially Severe Flu Season - CDC press release
Immunization for Streptococcus pneumoniae Infections in High-Risk Children - AAP policy statement
National Influenza Vaccination Week will be held December 7-13 - CDC
First Vaccine Approved by FDA to Prevent Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease - FDA news release
Human Papillomavirus Vaccines - WHO position paper
CDC releases updated pediatric Multi-vaccine VIS - CDC VIS
"Dear Colleague" letter: Recommend influenza and Tdap vaccination to your pregnant patients - AAFP, ACOG, March of Dimes, AAPA, NMA, AWHONN, NFID, APhA, SMFM, AAP, CDC, ANA, NHMA, ACNM
ACIP recommendations on use of PCV13 and PPSV23 among adults age 65 years and older
Human Papillomavirus Vaccination - ACIP recommendations
Update on Recommendations for Use of Herpes Zoster Vaccine - ACIP recommendations
CDC releases 2014–15 Influenza Vaccine Information Statements - CDC VIS
Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines, 2014–15 - ACIP recommendations
Updated Recommendations on the Use of Meningococcal Vaccines - AAP policy statement
Calendar of events: conferences and meetings on immunization
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