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Influenza (IIV) VIS

Influenza (IIV) VIS
August 19, 2014
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Provider Information: Influenza VISs
Additional information about the vaccines, including guidance on precautions and contraindications and links to appropriate ACIP recommendations
 

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Out-of-date translations

The translations for some VISs on our website are from previously published English-language versions that have since been updated. Unfortunately, IAC is not always able to obtain translations as updates are issued. Please ensure that your patients receive information consistent with the current English-language version of the following VISs.
TRANSLATIONS OF THE JULY 26, 2013 INACTIVATED INFLUENZA VIS
Amharic Ilokano Polish
Bengali Indonesian Turkish
Cambodian Marshallese Urdu
Chuukese Nepali  
TRANSLATIONS OF THE AUGUST 10, 2010 INACTIVATED INFLUENZA VIS
Romanian      
These translations do not contain the following CDC updates:
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The only major change from last year is the addition of a note in the "risks" section about concurrent administration of TIV and PCV13 and febrile seizures.
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References to H1N1 were removed.
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Occurrences of "healthcare provider" were changed to "doctor" throughout VIS. 
TRANSLATIONS OF THE MAY 24, 2004 INACTIVATED INFLUENZA VIS
Italian  
Japanese
These translations do not contain the following CDC updates:
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CDC added recommending vaccination of children aged 24-59 months and their contacts.
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Section 3: CDC added to the list of people at high risk for complications from influenza, "People with certain muscle or nerve disorders (such as seizure disorders or severe cerebral palsy) that can lead to breathing or swallowing disorders." 
TRANSLATIONS OF THE MAY 6, 2003 INACTIVATED INFLUENZA VIS
Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian
These translations do not contain the following CDC updates:
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CDC added recommending vaccination of children aged 24-59 months and their contacts. 
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Section 1: Influenza is now described as "very contagious." Fatigue is listed as a complication of the disease. 
  Section 2: Information about 2004 Institute of Medicine report about thimerosal was added. It also says "If you are concerned about thimerosal, ask your doctor about thimerosal-free influenza vaccine." 
  Section 3: CDC added to the list of people at high risk for complications from influenza, "People with certain muscle or nerve disorders (such as seizure disorders or severe cerebral palsy) that can lead to breathing or swallowing disorders." 
  Section 5: The first paragraph has some changes. the last sentence (about simultaneous administration) is simpler. 
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Section 7: The VAERS website changed to www.vaers.hhs.gov 
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Section 8: CDC added live influenza vaccine to the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. 
TRANSLATIONS OF THE JUNE 26, 2002 INACTIVATED INFLUENZA VIS
Laotian
These translations do not contain the following CDC updates:
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CDC added recommending vaccination of children aged 24-59 months and their contacts. 
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Section 1: Influenza is now described as "very contagious." Fatigue is listed as a complication of the disease. 
  Section 2: Information about 2004 Institute of Medicine report about thimerosal was added. It also says "If you are concerned about thimerosal, ask your doctor about thimerosal-free influenza vaccine." 
  Section 3: CDC added to the list of people at high risk for complications from influenza, "People with certain muscle or nerve disorders (such as seizure disorders or severe cerebral palsy) that can lead to breathing or swallowing disorders." 
  Section 5: The first paragraph has some changes. the last sentence (about simultaneous administration) is simpler. 
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Section 7: The VAERS website changed to www.vaers.hhs.gov 
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Section 8: CDC added live influenza vaccine to the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. 
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