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Meningococcal VIS

Meningococcal VIS
October 14, 2011
 

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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.
TRANSLATION OF THE JANUARY 28, 2008 MENINGOCOCCAL VIS
Indonesian  
This translation does not contain the following CDC update:
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It incorporates changes in the routine schedule and indications, as well as in the precautions and adverse events sections. Healthcare providers should begin using the new VIS as soon as possible.
TRANSLATIONS OF THE MARCH 31, 2000 MENINGOCOCCAL VIS
Polish
This translation does not contain the following CDC updates:
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The Guillain-Barre Syndrome (second bullet just above section 6) was changed slightly: "a few" was replaced by "some" to reflect the additional cases that were reported. 
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Section 5: Under severe problems, CDC added information about a possible connection to Guillain-Barre Syndrome.
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Section 1: CDC changed the words to say, "Of those who live, another 11%-19% lose their arms or legs..." 
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Section 3: There are new recommendations for MCV4. CDC has added that meningococcal vaccine is recommended for college freshman living in dormitories and microbiologists who are routinely exposed to meningococcal bacteria. 
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Section 4: It says MCV4 is a new vaccine that has not been studied in pregnant women as much as MPSV4 has. 
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Section 5: There is some more information about MCV4. 
VACCINE INDEX
Adenovirus Influenza - LAIV Rabies
Anthrax J. encephalitis Rotavirus
Chickenpox MMR Shingles
DTaP MMRV Smallpox
Hib Meningococcal Td
Hepatitis A Multi-vaccine Tdap
Hepatitis B PCV Typhoid
HPV - Cervarix PPSV Yellow fever 
HPV - Gardasil Polio - IPV
Influenza - IIV Polio - OPV
VIS LANGUAGE INDEX
 
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