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September 2019 Back to top
IAC Express Issue 1447
September 18, 2019
Top Stories
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CDC reports increases in cases of hepatitis A, B, and C during 2017 were mainly due to unsafe drug injections and lack of vaccine protection
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California governor signs bill toughening medical vaccine exemptions
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Hawaii adds Tdap, HPV, and MenACWY to list of immunizations required by July 2020
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IAC updates Ask the Experts: Influenza Q&A web page
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CDC publishes "Notes from the Field: Interventions to Reduce Measles Virus Exposures in Outpatient Health Care Facilities—New York City, 2018" in this week's MMWR
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August's Technically Speaking column by IAC Executive Director Dr. Deborah Wexler is titled "Newly designed and easy to navigate—visit Give2MenACWY.org to enhance your efforts to increase rates for MenACWY booster doses and other adolescent vaccinations"
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IAC Spotlight! IAC's "Package Inserts & FDA Product Approvals" web page on immunize.org is a popular destination for finding FDA-approved language for all vaccines
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No new measles cases reported to CDC in week ending September 12; total cases for 2019 remain at 1,241 across 31 states
IAC Handouts
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IAC updates its educational resource "Influenza Vaccine Products for the 2019–2020 Influenza Season"
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IAC revises "Standing Orders for Administering Influenza Vaccine to Children and Teens" and "Standing Orders for Administering Influenza Vaccine to Adults"
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IAC updates "How to Administer Intramuscular and Intranasal Influenza Vaccines"
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IAC revises "Guide for Determining the Number of Doses of Influenza Vaccine to Give to Children Age 6 Months through 8 Years"
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IAC updates "Influenza Vaccination of People with a History of Egg Allergy"
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IAC updates "Screening Checklist for Contraindications to Inactivated Injectable Influenza Vaccination" and "Screening Checklist for Contraindications to Live Attenuated Intranasal Influenza Vaccination"
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Available now! Seven translations of IAC's recently updated "Screening Checklist for Contraindications to Vaccines for Children and Teens" and "Screening Checklist for Contraindications to Vaccines for Adults"
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IAC posts Spanish translation of its handout "Hepatitis B Shots Are Recommended for All New Babies"
World News
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WHO and European Commission join forces to promote the benefit of vaccines
Featured Resources
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IAC's new FLU VACCINE buttons and stickers flew out the door! But don't worry. We ordered more. Stock up for flu season!
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Hepatitis B Foundation releases new #justB video titled "DeWayne's Story" to empower people affected by hepatitis B, raise awareness, and end stigma
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The new edition of The Vaccine Handbook: A Practical Guide for Clinicians app is now available free of charge from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
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IAC's comprehensive Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for free download either by chapter or in its entirety (142 pages)
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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September's Parents PACK newsletter from Vaccine Education Center features article clarifying the position of Pontifical Academy for Life on fetal cells and two other important stories
Education and Training
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AAP and CDC are collaborating to present a free webinar titled "2019–2020 Recommendations for Influenza Prevention and Treatment in Children: An Update for Pediatric Providers" to be aired September 26
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CDC's Current Issues in Immunization webinar titled "Influenza Update–2019–2020" is scheduled for October 2
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics will conclude on September 25; "Influenza" is the topic on September 25
IAC Express Special Edition - Ask the Experts: Issue 1446
September 13, 2019
Influenza Vaccines
Q: What's new in the 2019–2020 influenza vaccine recommendations?
Q: Which influenza vaccines will be available during the 2019–2020 influenza season?
Q: What are the differences between trivalent and quadrivalent influenza vaccines?
Q: If quadrivalent vaccine includes one additional strain, why isn't it preferred for use over trivalent vaccine?
Q: Which formulations of influenza vaccines (e.g., nasal spray live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), inactivated injectable high-dose, inactivated injectable standard-dose, adjuvanted inactivated injectable, and recombinant injectable) are licensed for various age groups?
Q: We are unsure about when to start our influenza vaccination promotion, and when to ideally vaccinate our patients. Does protection from seasonal influenza vaccine decline or wane during the influenza season? Should I wait until later in the year to vaccinate my elderly or medically frail patients?
Q: Which influenza vaccines can we give to children?
Q: Please provide details about the use of inactivated influenza vaccines in children younger than age 3 years.
Q: Which children younger than age 9 years will need 2 doses of influenza vaccine in this influenza season?
Q: Do any children age 9 years and older need two total doses during an influenza season?
Q: Can a child age 6–35 months who needs 2 doses of influenza vaccine this season receive a combination of Afluria, Fluzone, FluLaval, Fluarix, or FluMist vaccine?
Q: If a child receives Fluzone Quadrivalent vaccine (0.25 mL) at age 34 or 35 months for the first time and then returns for the second dose at age 37 months, should we give another 0.25 mL dose of Fluzone Quadrivalent or should we give the 0.5 mL dose that is indicated for age 3 years and older?
Q: Is influenza vaccine recommended for pregnant women?
Q: If a patient was vaccinated earlier in the influenza season and later becomes pregnant during the same season, should she be revaccinated due to her pregnancy?
Q: Please tell me about Fluad, one of the influenza vaccines for people age 65 years and older.
Q: Sometimes patients age 65 years and older who have received the standard-dose influenza vaccine hear about the high-dose (Fluzone High-Dose) or adjuvanted vaccine (Fluad) and want to receive that, too. Is this okay to administer?
Q: Which healthcare personnel should be vaccinated against influenza?
Q: What is the preferred anatomic site for administration of inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) and recombinant influenza vaccine?
Q: For whom is inactivated influenza vaccine contraindicated?
Q: What are the contraindications for live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV, FluMist)?
Q: What is the latest ACIP guidance on influenza vaccination and egg allergy?
Q: Is the Influenza Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) changing for the 2019–2020 influenza season?
Q: When administering influenza vaccine, is giving patients a VIS mandatory or is it only "recommended"?
IAC Express Issue 1445
September 11, 2019
Top Stories
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Mayor and health officials declare end of measles outbreak in New York City
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 1,241 with 7 new cases reported since last week
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FDA issues statement reiterating the importance and safety of MMR vaccine
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WHO reports that United Kingdom, Albania, the Czech Republic, and Greece have lost measles elimination status for the first time since verification process began in 2012
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WHO director-general issues press release regarding Facebook's commitment to combat vaccine misinformation
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IAC Spotlight! IAC's ACIP web section on immunize.org provides links to both current and past ACIP recommendations
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Reminder: IAC's August webinar "Adolescent Immunization Update and the 16-Year-Old Platform" presented by Dr. Sharon G. Humiston is archived on IAC website; slide set and presenter's notes also available for your use
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Reminder: "Dear Colleague" call-to-action letter from AAFP, AAP, ACHA, ACOG, APhA, SAHM, and IAC stresses importance of implementing immunization visit at 16 years of age
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Reminder: The new edition of The Vaccine Handbook: A Practical Guide for Clinicians app is now available free of charge from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
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Honolulu National Conference for Immunization Coalitions early bird registration extended to September 15; conference dates are November 13–15
Vaccine Information Statements
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Eight translations of the two new influenza VISs (injectable and intranasal), including Spanish-language RTF files, are now available from IAC
Official Releases and Announcements
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AAP publishes its influenza recommendations for 2019–2020 season
Featured Resources
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IAC's new FLU VACCINE buttons and stickers flew out the door! But don't worry. We ordered more. Stock up for flu season!
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IAC's comprehensive Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for free download either by chapter or in its entirety (142 pages)
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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CDC publishes "Impact of Public Health Interventions on Drinking Water–Associated Outbreaks of Hepatitis A—United States, 1971–2017" in this week's MMWR
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Pediatrics publishes study finding that preterm infants are less likely than full-term infants to be fully vaccinated
Education and Training
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CDC's Public Health Grand Rounds to present "Maternal Immunization: Current Status and Future Directions" on September 18
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs through September 25; register now
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Save the date! CDC's webinar "Influenza Recommendations for Children" to be held Thursday, September 26
Conferences and Meetings
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State of Michigan's 2019 fall regional immunization conferences to take place in eight cities on different dates
IAC Express Special Edition - Please take our 5-minute survey about IAC activities: Issue 1444
September 10, 2019
A Special Appeal from IAC
IAC Express Issue 1443
September 4, 2019
Top Stories
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CDC releases its "HCP Fight Flu Toolkit" and the "Digital Media Toolkit" for the 2019–20 flu season to help partners communicate about the importance of vaccination; important dates and resources are posted online
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The new edition of The Vaccine Handbook (The Purple Book) App is now available free of charge from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
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AAP News reports AAP will partner with Pinterest to fight vaccine misinformation
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August webinar by Dr. Sharon G. Humiston presenting "Adolescent Immunization Update and the 16-Year-Old Platform" now available on IAC website; slide set and presenter's notes also available for your use
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Visit newly updated www.Give2MenACWY.org to enhance your efforts at increasing rates of the MenACWY booster and other adolescent vaccines
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CDC publishes "Notes from the Field: Mumps in Detention Facilities that House Detained Migrants—United States, September 2018–August 2019" in this week’s MMWR
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 1,234 with 19 new cases reported since last week
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IAC Spotlight! IAC's Clinic Tools: Administering Vaccinations web page provides resources from IAC, CDC, and other organizations
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Extended deadline for early bird registration! 2019 National Conference for Immunization Coalitions and Partnerships scheduled for November 13–15 in Honolulu; register by September 15 for discount
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Two healthcare organizations join IAC's Influenza Vaccination Honor Roll for mandatory healthcare worker vaccination
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Voices for Vaccines releases several new podcasts in recognition of National Immunization Awareness Month; most recent episode titled "The Trivia Show!"
IAC Handouts
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IAC updates "Administering Vaccines: Dose, Route, Site, and Needle Size"
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IAC and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists update their patient handout "Vaccinations for Pregnant Women"
Featured Resources
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New! "FLU VACCINE" buttons and stickers now available for purchase from IAC
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Hepatitis B Foundation releases new #justB video titled "Sura's Story" to empower people affected by hepatitis B, raise awareness, and end stigma; video available in English and Arabic
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IAC's comprehensive Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for free download either by chapter or in its entirety (142 pages)
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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Vaccine Education Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia publishes August issue of its newsletter Vaccine Update for Healthcare Professionals
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August issue of CDC's Immunization Works newsletter now available
Education and Training
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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health presents upcoming forum titled "The Measles Outbreak: Why Vaccines Matter" through free live stream on September 12
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NFID offers September 12 webinar on protecting young adults from meningococcal disease
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs through September 25; register now
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The American Dental Association offers September 25 webinar for dentists titled "Say What? Science and Skills for Talking about the HPV Vaccine"
August 2019 Back to top
IAC Express Issue 1442
August 28, 2019
Top Stories
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CDC releases ACIP recommendations on the use of influenza vaccines for the 2019–20 influenza season
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CDC publishes "National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years—United States, 2018" in this week's MMWR
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CDC publishes "Human Papillomavirus–Attributable Cancers—United States, 2012–2016" in this week's MMWR
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Infectious Disease Society of America and four additional medical societies issue policy statement in response to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol's announcement that migrant families in border detention centers will not be vaccinated against flu
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Reminder! "Dear Colleague" call-to-action letter from AAFP, AAP, ACHA, ACOG, APhA, SAHM, and IAC stresses implementation of immunization visit at 16 years of age
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 1,215 with 12 new cases reported since last week
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IAC Spotlight! These IAC materials and web pages were updated during July and August
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IAC enrolls six new birthing institutions into its Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll; seven previously honored institutions qualify for additional years' honors
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Association of Immunization Managers calls for nominations of its members for outstanding leadership awards; open through October 7
IAC Handouts
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IAC updates "Standing Orders for Administering Haemophilus influenzae Type B Vaccine to Children and Teens"
Vaccine Information Statements
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Reminder! CDC released new "interim" VISs for hepatitis B; influenza, inactivated or recombinant; influenza, live intranasal; MenACWY; MenB; MMR; MMRV; and varicella vaccines; as well as a "final" VIS for Japanese encephalitis vaccine
World News
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CDC publishes "Progress toward Poliomyelitis Eradication—Afghanistan, January 2018–May 2019" in this week's MMWR
Featured Resources
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CDC releases new web section and educational materials to encourage gay and bisexual men to receive hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccination
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New! Brightly colored "FLU VACCINE" buttons and stickers now available for purchase from IAC
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IAC's comprehensive Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for free download either by chapter or in its entirety (142 pages)
Education and Training
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Vaccine Education Center plans Current Issues in Vaccines webinar on September 18
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs through September 25; register now
IAC Express Issue 1441
August 21, 2019
Top Stories
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CDC releases new "interim" VISs for hepatitis B; influenza, inactivated or recombinant; influenza, live intranasal; MenACWY; MenB; MMR; MMRV; and varicella vaccines; as well as a "final" VIS for Japanese encephalitis vaccine
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CDC publishes "Human Papillomavirus Vaccination for Adults: Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices" in this week's MMWR
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Vaccinate Your Family and the entire immunization community mourn the loss of Rich Greenaway
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Award-winning documentary HILLEMAN—A Perilous Quest to Save the World's Children available for free streaming in honor of the August 30 birth centennial of Dr. Maurice Hilleman, "father of modern vaccines"
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August is National Immunization Awareness Month; promote vaccination with CDC resources
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New powerful tools, quick navigation, beautiful design: Visit Give2MenACWY.org to enhance your efforts at increasing MenACWY booster dose rates and other adolescent vaccines
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IAC Spotlight! IAC's "Adult Vaccination" web page is full of resources to help you vaccinate adults in your practice
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 1,203 with 21 new cases reported since last week
IAC Handouts
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IAC updates "Current Dates of Vaccine Information Statements" and "You Must Provide Patients with Vaccine Information Statements (VISs)—It's Federal Law!"
World News
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WHO reports on yellow fever in Africa and the Americas in this week's Weekly Epidemiological Record
Featured Resources
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New! "FLU VACCINE" buttons and stickers now available for purchase from IAC
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ShotByShot.org adds new infographics and Instagram features to its collection of stories about people with vaccine-preventable diseases
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IAC's comprehensive Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for free download either by chapter or in its entirety (142 pages)
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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In this week's MMWR, CDC publishes two "Notes from the Field" articles on rabies outbreaks in the Dominican Republic and Haiti
Education and Training
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CDC webinar, "Strategies for Addressing Vaccine Misinformation in the Practice," to be offered August 28
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs through September 25; register now
IAC Express Issue 1440
August 14, 2019
Top Stories
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"Dear Colleague" letter stressing importance of 16-year-old immunization visit has been signed by AAFP, AAP, ACHA, ACOG, APhA, SAHM, and IAC
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Join us TODAY, August 14, at 1:00 p.m. (ET)! Dr. Sharon G. Humiston, IAC's associate director for research, will present a webinar on adolescent immunization and the 16-year platform
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New powerful tools, quick navigation, beautiful design: Visit Give2MenACWY.org to enhance your efforts at increasing MenACWY booster dose rates and other adolescent vaccines
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August is National Immunization Awareness Month; promote vaccination with CDC resources
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 reaches 1,182 with 10 new cases reported since last week
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July's Technically Speaking column by IAC Executive Director Dr. Deborah Wexler is titled "ACIP updates its guidance on the use of HPV, PCV13, HepA, HPV, and MenB vaccines at June 26–27 meeting"
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IAC Spotlight! IAC's Clinic Tools: Documenting Vaccinations web page provides resources from IAC, CDC, and other organizations
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Register for the 2019 National Conference for Immunization Coalitions and Partnerships by August 31 to receive the discounted rate; conference to take place November 13–15 in Honolulu
Official Releases and Announcements
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State of Florida declares a public health emergency in response to hepatitis A outbreak
World News
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WHO summarizes the 2018–2019 influenza season in the northern hemisphere in this week's Weekly Epidemiological Record
Featured Resources
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New! "FLU VACCINE" buttons and stickers now available for purchase from IAC
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CDC makes its web section for parents more user-friendly
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CDC shares its new "Basics of IISs" infographic
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IAC's comprehensive Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for free download either by chapter or in its entirety (142 pages)
Education and Training
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Immunize Nevada to offer August 20 webinar titled "MMR Recommendations During the 2019 U.S. Measles Outbreaks"
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American College of Physicians to offer webinar series about adult vaccination on August 23, September 12, and September 23
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Alliance for Aging Research's August 27 webinar will explore why vaccination has been a low priority item in Medicare Annual Wellness Visits, and ways to change this
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NACCHO to offer August 28 webinar about mumps in detention facilities
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CDC and Medscape offer new commentary on navigating difficult immunization conversations with parents; CE credit available
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs through September 25; register now
Conferences and Meetings
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Presentation slides and videos from June ACIP meeting are now available
IAC Express Issue 1439
August 7, 2019
Top Stories
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New powerful tools, quick navigation, beautiful design: Visit Give2MenACWY.org to enhance your efforts at increasing MenACWY booster dose rates and other adolescent vaccines
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 reaches 1,172 with 8 new cases reported since last week
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August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
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Register now! Dr. Sharon G. Humiston, IAC's associate director for research, will present a webinar on adolescent immunization and the 16-year platform on August 14 at 1:00 p.m. (ET)
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New law went into effect on July 28 in Washington State which eliminates personal and philosophical exemptions to MMR vaccination
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IAC Spotlight! Just in case you missed them—these IAC materials and web pages were updated during June and July
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New! 2020 edition of CDC Health Information for International Travel ("The Yellow Book") now available online
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Four healthcare organizations join IAC's Influenza Vaccination Honor Roll for mandatory healthcare worker vaccination
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Voices for Vaccines releases new podcast episode titled "Stop the Presses! NIAM 2019"
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Ethan Lindenberger, a previously unvaccinated high school student who found out how to get vaccinated himself, presents a TED Talk titled "Why We Need to Fight Misinformation about Vaccines"
IAC Handouts
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IAC posts revised "Screening Checklist for Contraindications to Vaccines for Children and Teens" and "Screening Checklist for Contraindications to Vaccines for Adults"
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IAC updates parent handout by Dr. Ari Brown titled "Clear Answers and Smart Advice About Your Baby’s Shots"
Featured Resources
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New! "FLU VACCINE" buttons and stickers now available for purchase from IAC
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CDC’s "Measles Multimedia" web page features new videos to aid healthcare providers in diagnosing measles
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IAC's comprehensive Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for free download either by chapter or in its entirety (142 pages)
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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July issue of CDC's Immunization Works newsletter now available
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JAMA Psychiatry publishes "Association of Genetic and Environmental Factors with Autism in a 5-Country Cohort"
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Becker’s Hospital Review publishes "A Roadmap to Better Population Health Management through Improved Adult Immunization"
Education and Training
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New Medscape CE program titled "Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for Use of Hepatitis A Vaccine for Persons Experiencing Homelessness" now available online
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs through September 25; register now
July 2019 Back to top
IAC Express Issue 1438
July 31, 2019
Top Stories
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CDC releases "Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Measles in Healthcare Settings"
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August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 1,164 with 16 new cases reported since last week
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The David J. Sencer CDC Museum requests items related to the study, control, and prevention of influenza or items of historical significance relating to influenza for their new show
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Register now! Dr. Sharon G. Humiston, IAC's associate director for research, will present a webinar on adolescent immunization and the 16-year platform on August 14 at 1:00 p.m. (ET)
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Nominations open for the 2019 HPV Vaccine Is Cancer Prevention Champion Award
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Help promote the legacy of Dr. Maurice Hilleman's work by nominating him for a Google Doodle
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New! "FLU VACCINE" buttons and stickers now available for purchase from IAC
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IAC Spotlight! IAC's Clinic Tools: Vaccine Recommendations web page provides resources from IAC and CDC to help you vaccinate your patients appropriately
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IAC enrolls 3 new birthing institutions into its Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll; 1 previously honored institution qualifies for additional years' honors
IAC Handouts
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IAC updates "Standing Orders for Administering Tdap/Td Vaccine to Children Age 7 Years and Older"
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IAC makes minor revision to "Tips for Locating Old Immunization Records"
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IAC revises "Quick Chart of Vaccine-Preventable Disease Terms in Multiple Languages"
Official Releases and Announcements
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CDC publishes "World Hepatitis Day—July 28, 2019" in this week's MMWR
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USPSTF publishes recommendation on "Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Pregnant Women: Screening"
World News
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CDC and WHO report on progress toward polio eradication in Nigeria in this week's MMWR and Weekly Epidemiological Record, respectively
Featured Resources
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CDC's new "Can I Ask You a Question?" video series for parents features pediatricians answering questions about HPV vaccination
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University of Michigan School of Public Health releases podcast about vaccines
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Still available! IAC's sturdy laminated 2019 U.S. child/adolescent immunization schedules—order some for your exam rooms today! Bulk purchase prices available.
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IAC's comprehensive Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for free download either by chapter or in its entirety (142 pages)
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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Vaccine Education Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia publishes July issue of its newsletter Vaccine Update
Education and Training
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Vaccine Education Center plans Current Issues in Vaccines webinar on September 18
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NASTAD to sponsor August 8 webinar titled "Hepatitis A and B Vaccination for Gay and Bisexual Men: Innovative Practices and New Resources"
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs through September 25; register now
IAC Express Issue 1437
July 24, 2019
Top Stories
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CDC publishes ACIP recommendations on use of Japanese encephalitis vaccine
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 1,148 with 25 new cases reported since last week
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New! "FLU VACCINE" buttons and stickers now available for purchase from IAC
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Mark your calendar! Dr. Sharon G. Humiston, IAC's associate director for research, will present a webinar on adolescent immunization and the 16-year platform on August 14 at 1:00 p.m. (ET)
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IAC Spotlight! The Vaccine Manufacturers web page on immunize.org provides company contact information and more
IAC Handouts
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IAC's parent handout "Evidence Shows Vaccines Unrelated to Autism" is updated in collaboration with the Autism Science Foundation
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IAC revises its "Guide to Contraindications and Precautions to Commonly Used Vaccines"
Official Releases and Announcements
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July 28 is World Hepatitis Day
World News
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UNICEF reports that 20 million children missed receiving measles, diphtheria, and tetanus vaccines in 2018
Featured Resources
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Critically Speaking podcast features an interview with Dr. Walt Orenstein about vaccine safety and misinformation
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New nonprofit patient assistance program offers affordable hepatitis B medications for eligible U.S. patients
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Still available! IAC's sturdy laminated 2019 U.S. child/adolescent immunization schedules—order some for your exam rooms today! Bulk purchase prices available.
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IAC's comprehensive Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for free download either by chapter or in its entirety (142 pages)
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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Columnist pens personal account of when diseases, not vaccines, were feared
Education and Training
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NACCHO to host August 1 webinar on "Talking About Vaccines: Lessons Learned from CDC Research with Parents and Healthcare Professionals"
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AAPCHO to sponsor July 30 webinar titled "Hepatitis B and the Opioid Epidemic: Opportunities to Increase Adult Vaccination"
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs through September 25; register now
Conferences and Meetings
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NFID Clinical Vaccinology Course scheduled for November 16–17 in Washington, DC
IAC Express Issue 1436
July 17, 2019
Top Stories
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CDC shares information about anticipated delayed delivery of Sanofi flu vaccine and AstraZeneca's limited supply of FluMist
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New! "FLU VACCINE" buttons and stickers now available for purchase from IAC
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NOTE: IAC Express summary article on the June ACIP meeting inadvertently omitted a change in the routine MenB vaccination guidance
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AAP News publishes letter to the editor from three medical experts posing the question: "When a parent requests a vaccine exemption, what will you do?"
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Mark your calendar! Dr. Sharon G. Humiston, IAC's associate director for research, will present a webinar on adolescent immunization and the 16-year platform on August 14 at 1:00 p.m. (ET)
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IAC Spotlight! IAC's "Talking about Vaccines: Adjuvants and Ingredients" web page features resources to help providers answer parents' questions
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CDC calls on medical professionals to recognize symptoms and report suspected cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM)
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 1,123 with 14 new cases reported since last week
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Voices for Vaccines releases new podcast episode titled "Rotary's Polio Mission"
IAC Handouts
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IAC updates its two pieces on the medical management of vaccine reactions in community settings—one pertaining to children and teens, and the other to adults
World News
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WHO reports on June 2019 meeting of the Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety in this week's Weekly Epidemiological Record
Featured Resources
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New "Why Take the Chance" video from the Meningitis B Action Project highlights need for MenB vaccine to protect teens and college students
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Still available! IAC's sturdy laminated 2019 U.S. child/adolescent immunization schedules—order some for your exam rooms today! Bulk purchase prices available.
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IAC's comprehensive Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for free download either by chapter or in its entirety (142 pages)
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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Vaccine Education Center resources about fetal cells include new video and accompanying article
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Researchers find that providing parents with an educational handout before doctor's visit increases flu vaccination rates
Education and Training
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs through September 25; register now
Conferences and Meetings
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Reminder: 2019 Northwest Immunization Conference, sponsored by Immunize Oregon, will be held August 13–15 in Portland
IAC Express Special Edition - Ask the Experts: Issue 1435
July 16, 2019
Administering Vaccines
Q: How many vaccines can be given during an office visit?
Q: Some single dose vials contain more than the recommended dosage of the vaccine. Should we administer the recommended dose of the vaccine, or the entire contents of the vial even if it contains more than the recommended dose?
Q: A child wiggled when we were injecting a dose of vaccine, and approximately half the dose was lost. Should we revaccinate the child? If so, when?
Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine
Q: Who is recommended to be vaccinated against meningococcal ACWY disease?
Q: Should college students be vaccinated against meningococcal ACWY disease?
Q: Several healthy adult college students from outside the U.S. (ages 24 years and older) presented to our clinic. They will be living in a residence hall. None have a record of having received MenACWY. Should they receive a dose of MenACWY now?
MMR Vaccine
Q: What are the current recommendations for the use of MMR vaccine?
Q: For which adults are 0, 1, or 2 doses of MMR vaccine recommended to prevent measles?
Q: Have recommendations for MMR vaccination of children or adults changed in light of the current measles outbreaks?
Q: Do any adults need "booster" doses of MMR vaccine to prevent measles?
DTaP and Tdap Vaccines
Q: If a dose of DTaP or Tdap is inadvertently given to a patient for whom the product is not indicated (e.g., wrong age group), how do we rectify the situation?
Pneumococcal Vaccines
Q: For whom is PPSV23 recommended?
Q: Rather than giving PCV13 first and waiting 8 weeks to give PPSV23 as recommended for an immunocompromised child (2 years or older) or adult patient, we inadvertently gave both vaccines at the same visit. We are looking for guidance.
Precautions and Contraindications
Q: Do people who received chemotherapy need their vaccines repeated?
Q: I have a healthy 5-year-old patient whose close household contact (her mother) is immunocompromised due to cancer chemotherapy. Can I administer live vaccines to the healthy child?
Travel Vaccines
Q: When not given on the same day, is the interval between yellow fever and MMR vaccines 4 weeks (28 days) or 30 days? I have seen the yellow fever and live virus vaccine recommendations published both ways.
Vaccine Storage and Handling
Q: What type of thermometers should be used for measuring temperatures in a vaccine storage unit? What type of thermometers should NOT be used for this purpose?
Q: Please provide guidance for transporting our vaccine to an off-site location.
Q: What should we do if a dose of expired vaccine is given to a patient?
Q: Where can I get the most up-to-date information about vaccine storage and handling?
Zoster Vaccine
Q: I am having trouble getting RZV (Shingrix) for my patients. What should I do during the shortage?
Q: Should people who haven't had chickenpox be vaccinated with zoster vaccine?
Q: If a person was exposed to shingles by a spouse within the last few days, is there a recommended waiting period before the exposed person can receive zoster vaccine?
Q: Should healthcare personnel in long-term care facilities be tested to see if they have had chickenpox before taking care of someone who has received ZVL?
Q: How should zoster vaccine be transported to an off-site clinic location?
IAC Express Issue 1434
July 10, 2019
Top Stories
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 1,109 with 14 new cases reported since last week
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CDC publishes "Health-Related Workplace Absenteeism Among Full-Time Workers—United States, 2017–18 Influenza Season" in this week's MMWR
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New! "FLU VACCINE" buttons and stickers now available for purchase from IAC
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Clarification: IAC adds more information to last week's article about change in storage temperature requirements for Vaxchora (Emergent Biosolutions) oral cholera vaccine; the product currently available still requires frozen storage
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CDC publishes new web page on MMR vaccination recommendations for international travelers and for people living in or traveling domestically to areas with ongoing measles outbreaks in the U.S.
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June's Technically Speaking column by IAC's executive director titled "Looking for New Tools and Resources to Help Increase Your Clinic's HPV Vaccination Rates? Here Are Some Great Ones!" now available on IAC's website
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IAC Spotlight! Just in case you missed them—these IAC materials and web pages were updated during May and June
World News
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CDC and WHO publish "Genetic Characterization of Measles and Rubella Viruses Detected Through Global Measles and Rubella Elimination Surveillance, 2016–2018" in this week's MMWR and Weekly Epidemiological Record, respectively
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New study identifies causes of severe pneumonia in children from Africa and Asia
Featured Resources
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Still available! IAC's sturdy laminated 2019 U.S. child/adolescent immunization schedules—order some for your exam rooms today! Bulk purchase prices available.
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IAC's comprehensive Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for free download either by chapter or in its entirety (142 pages)
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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June issue of CDC's Immunization Works newsletter now available
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The Lancet publishes study showing remarkable effectiveness of HPV vaccine
Education and Training
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs through September 25; register now
Conferences and Meetings
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Reminder: 2019 National Conference for Immunization Coalitions and Partnerships scheduled for November 13–15 in Honolulu; register by August 31 to receive early bird rate
IAC Express Issue 1433
July 3, 2019
Top Stories
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 1,095 with 18 new cases reported since last week
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IAC provides a summary article about votes taken at June 26–27 ACIP meeting
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New! "FLU VACCINE" buttons and stickers now available for purchase from IAC
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IAC Spotlight! IAC's "Talking about Vaccines: Importance of Vaccines" web page features resources to help providers communicate with parents and patients about how vaccines save lives
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FDA approves change in storage temperature requirements for Vaxchora (Emergent Biosolutions) oral cholera vaccine
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Two healthcare organizations join IAC's Influenza Vaccination Honor Roll for mandatory healthcare worker vaccination
IAC Handouts
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IAC updates its two standing orders templates for administering meningococcal ACWY vaccine—one for children and teens and the other for adults
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IAC posts updated handout for the public titled "Meningococcal: Questions and Answers"
Vaccine Information Statements
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New and updated Bengali-language VIS translations now available
World News
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WHO reports on validation of elimination of maternal and neonatal tetanus in Chad
Featured Resources
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Still available! IAC's sturdy laminated 2019 U.S. child/adolescent immunization schedules—order some for your exam rooms today! Bulk purchase prices available.
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IAC's comprehensive Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for free download either by chapter or in its entirety (142 pages)
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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New international study collects opinions from people in 140 countries about science and health, with a focus on vaccines
Education and Training
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NFID to summarize the June ACIP meeting in July 18 webinar
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs through September 25; register now
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Want to learn more about immunization and improve your clinical skills? Check out these archived webinars and training modules from CDC and other organizations!
Conferences and Meetings
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American Immunization Registry Association annual meeting to be held August 13–15; early registration ends July 14
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2019 Arkansas Immunization Summit to be held August 16; early registration ends July 15
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Texas Immunization Conference scheduled for October 23–25; early registration ends September 13
June 2019 Back to top
IAC Express Issue 1432
June 26, 2019
Top Stories
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 1,077 with 33 new cases reported since last week
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CDC notifies partners and providers of MMR vaccination recommendations for international travelers and for people living in or traveling domestically to areas with ongoing measles outbreaks in the U.S.
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FDA issues Public Health Alert concerning hepatitis A virus contamination of Kroger brand frozen blackberries and Costco Kirkland Signature Brand Three Berry Blend
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CDC publishes report on influenza activity in the U.S. during the 2018–19 season and the composition of the 2019–20 influenza vaccine in this week's MMWR
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IAC Spotlight! Explore IAC's "Ask the Experts" web section for answers to more than 1,000 Q&As from CDC experts about vaccine recommendations, administration, storage and handling, scheduling, and more
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Washington Post reports on a foundation that has contributed more than 3 million dollars to anti-vaccine groups in recent years
Featured Resources
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Still available! IAC's sturdy laminated 2019 U.S. child/adolescent immunization schedules—order some for your exam rooms today! Bulk purchase prices available.
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IAC's comprehensive Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide is available for free download either by chapter or in its entirety (142 pages)
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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Vaccine Education Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia publishes June issue of its newsletter Vaccine Update for Healthcare Professionals
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Two studies find rotavirus vaccine administration may be linked to reduction in type 1 diabetes in children
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CDC publishes "Trends in the Laboratory Detection of Rotavirus before and after Implementation of Routine Rotavirus Vaccination—United States, 2000–2018" in this week's MMWR
Education and Training
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs through September 25; register now
Conferences and Meetings
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Washington State Immunization Summit, hosted by WithinReach and WA State Department of Health, to take place on October 8
IAC Express Issue 1431
June 19, 2019
Top Stories
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New York State eliminates non-medical exemptions for vaccination
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 1,044 with 22 new cases reported since last week
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CDC reports on trends in human rabies deaths and exposures in the United States
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It's Pride Month: CDC reminds providers to vaccinate men who have sex with men against hepatitis A
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CDC publishes report about administration of expired injectable influenza vaccine
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IAC Spotlight! IAC's "Talking about Vaccines: Vaccine Safety" web page features information from many organizations to help providers communicate with parents and patients
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Digital marketing email service MailChimp curtails promotion of anti-vaccine misinformation
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IAC enrolls 7 new birthing institutions into its Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll;13 previously honored institutions qualify for additional years' honors
IAC Handouts
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IAC updates Spanish-language version of "Questions Parents Ask about Vaccinations for Babies"
Official Releases and Announcements
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CDC reflects on the 10-year anniversary of the H1N1 influenza pandemic
World News
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WHO reports on progress toward measles eradication in Pakistan in this week's Weekly Epidemiological Record
Featured Resources
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Still available! IAC's sturdy laminated 2019 U.S. child/adolescent immunization schedules—order some for your exam rooms today! Bulk purchase prices available.
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IAC's 142-page book, Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide, describes how to implement adult vaccination services in your healthcare setting and provides a review for staff who already vaccinate adults; IAC Guide available for free download
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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New England Journal of Medicine publishes article about allowing adolescents to independently consent to vaccination
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Pediatrics publishes study about the decline in pediatric herpes zoster cases and the relationship to varicella vaccination
Education and Training
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs through September 25; register now
IAC Express Issue 1430
June 12, 2019
Top Stories
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 1,022 with 41 new cases reported since last week
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As measles cases surpass 1,000, HHS Secretary Alex Azar issues statement reinforcing commitment to vaccination as part of HHS news release
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May's Technically Speaking column by IAC executive director titled "How to Protect Children, Adults, and Healthcare Personnel from Measles" now available on IAC's website
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New York Times publishes opinion piece titled "When Defending Vaccines Gets Ugly"
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2019 National Conference for Immunization Coalitions and Partnerships scheduled for November 13–15 in Honolulu; abstract deadline has been extended to June 30
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IAC Spotlight! IAC's Immunization Partners web page features organizations that work with IAC
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Nominations for the 2020 NFID Awards to recognize leaders and heroes of public health are due July 1
World News
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CDC publishes "Progress Toward Measles Elimination—Pakistan, 2000–2018" in this week's MMWR
Featured Resources
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CDC's Resources for Health Care Providers web section offers a variety of tools on vaccine administration, safety, and more
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Hepatitis B Foundation releases "Randy's Story" to raise awareness about discrimination in the U.S. armed forces against those living with chronic hepatitis B
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Still available! IAC's sturdy laminated 2019 U.S. child/adolescent immunization schedules—order some for your exam rooms today! Bulk purchase prices available.
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IAC's 142-page book, Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide, describes how to implement adult vaccination services in your healthcare setting and provides a review for staff who already vaccinate adults; IAC Guide available for free download
Education and Training
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CDC offers webinar archive for clinicians titled "Most Measles Cases in 25 Years: Is This the End of Measles Elimination in the United States?"
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs June 5 through September 25; register now
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NFID offers June 19 webinar on managing outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases
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NACCHO to offer 5-part webinar series on public health communications; first session on "Principles to Address Vaccine Resistance and Hesitancy" scheduled for June 13
Conferences and Meetings
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Tune in to CDC's ACIP meeting June 26–27 (Wednesday and Thursday) via live webcast
IAC Express Issue 1429
June 5, 2019
Top Stories
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AAP invites state and national organizations to sign on to a joint letter in support of the VACCINES Act of 2019
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 981 with 41 new cases reported since last week
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IAC Spotlight! Just in case you missed them—these IAC materials and web pages were updated during April and May
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2019 National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) presentations, posters, and award winners now available online
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Five healthcare organizations join IAC's Influenza Vaccination Honor Roll for mandatory healthcare worker vaccination
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Voices for Vaccines releases new podcast episode that features Dr. Paul Offit discussing the current measles outbreaks
IAC Handouts
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IAC posts updated handout for the public titled "Pneumococcus: Questions and Answers"
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IAC updates "Standing Orders for Administering Rotavirus Vaccine to Infants"
World News
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WHO reports on the April meeting of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization
Featured Resources
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AAP's website offers guidance for preparing for the 2019–20 influenza season
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AAP releases new guide about using immunization information systems and two-dimensional barcode scanning
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CDC updates the diphtheria and lab support chapters of its Manual for the Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
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Still available! IAC's sturdy laminated 2019 U.S. child/adolescent immunization schedules—order them for your exam rooms today! Bulk purchase prices available.
•
IAC's 142-page book, Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide, describes how to implement adult vaccination services in your healthcare setting and provides a review for staff who already vaccinate adults; IAC Guide available for free download
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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May issue of CDC's Immunization Works newsletter now available
Education and Training
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs June 5 through September 25; register now
May 2019 Back to top
IAC Express Special Edition - Ask the Experts: Issue 1428
May 30, 2019
Measles and MMR Vaccination
Q: What is the current situation with measles in the U.S.?
Q: What are the current recommendations for the use of MMR vaccine?
Q: What are the signs and symptoms healthcare providers should look for in diagnosing measles?
Q: What should our clinic do if we suspect a patient has measles?
Q: When is it appropriate to use MMR vaccine for post-exposure prophylaxis?
Q: What is considered acceptable evidence of immunity?
Q: For which adults are 0, 1, or 2 doses of MMR vaccine recommended to prevent measles?
Q: Given the outbreaks of measles in the U.S., should all healthcare personnel, including those born before 1957, have 2 doses of MMR vaccine?
Q: Would you consider healthcare personnel with 2 documented doses of MMR vaccine to be immune even if their serology for 1 or more of the antigens comes back negative?
Q: Have recommendations for MMR vaccination of children or adults changed in light of the current outbreak?
Q: How soon can we give the second dose of MMR vaccine to a child vaccinated at 12 months old?
Q: If there is an outbreak in my area, can we vaccinate children younger than 12 months?
Q: If we give a child a dose of MMR vaccine at 6 months of age because they are in a community with cases of measles, when should we give the next dose?
Q: Do any adults need "booster" doses of MMR vaccine to prevent measles?
Q: A patient who was born before 1957 and is not a healthcare worker wants to get the MMR vaccine before international travel. Does he need a dose of MMR?
Q: Under what circumstances should adults be considered for testing for measles-specific antibody prior to getting vaccinated?
Q: What are the contraindications and precautions for MMR vaccine?
Q: We have many patients who are immunocompromised and cannot get the MMR vaccine. How should we advise our patients?
Q: What is the recommended length of time a woman should wait after receiving rubella (MMR) vaccine before becoming pregnant?
Q: How soon after delivery can MMR be given to the mother?
Q: How should teenage girls and women of child-bearing age be screened for pregnancy before MMR vaccination?
Q: If a pregnant woman inadvertently receives MMR vaccine, how should she be advised?
IAC Express Issue 1427
May 29, 2019
Top Stories
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Maine eliminates non-medical exemptions to vaccination
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Washington State passes law to eliminate philosophical exemptions to MMR vaccination
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 940 in 26 states, with 60 new cases reported since last week
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IAC enrolls 9 new birthing institutions into its Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll; 21 previously honored institutions qualify for additional years' honors
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IAC Spotlight: Check out the unsolicited feedback IAC receives about its work every week
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Deadline for abstracts for the National Conference for Immunization Coalitions and Partnerships extended until June 30; presentations especially requested for the coalitions track
IAC Handouts
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IAC updates "Need Help Responding to Vaccine-Hesitant Parents?"
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IAC revises "Standing Orders for Administering Pneumococcal Vaccines (PCV13 and PPSV23) to Adults" and "Standing Orders for Administering Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine to Children and Teens"
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IAC revises "Standing Orders for Administering Human Papillomavirus Vaccine to Children and Teens"
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Spanish-language version of "Vaccinations for Adults without a Spleen" was updated to match the English-language version
Vaccine Information Statements
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IAC posts updated Japanese-language translations of the hepatitis B and DTaP VISs
Official Releases and Announcements
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WHO requests feedback from healthcare professionals for Draft Zero of its "Immunization Agenda 2030"
World News
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Vaccine Confidence Project provides links to news articles about the consequences of vaccine hesitancy around the world
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CDC and WHO report on progress toward polio eradication worldwide in this week's MMWR and Weekly Epidemiological Record, respectively
Featured Resources
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CDC updates the measles chapter of its Manual for the Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
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WHO has updated its online library of vaccine safety resources contributed by organizations around the world
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Shot by Shot offers "Scotty's Story," a compelling video to promote meningococcal vaccination
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CDC offers guidance for people visiting pigs during fair season
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Still available! IAC's sturdy laminated versions of the 2019 U.S. child/adolescent immunization schedule and the 2019 U.S. adult immunization schedule—order them for your exam rooms today! Bulk purchase prices available.
•
IAC's 142-page book, Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide, describes how to implement adult vaccination services in your healthcare setting and provides a review for staff who already vaccinate adults; IAC Guide available for free download
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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Vaccine Education Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia publishes May issue of its newsletter Vaccine Update for Healthcare Professionals
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Bioethicist publishes 10 steps to consider to protect communities from further vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks
Education and Training
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Webinar titled "HPV Vaccination: Tools for Training Your Staff" scheduled for June 13
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Reminder: Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs June 5 through September 25; register now
IAC Express Issue 1426
May 22, 2019
Top Stories
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CDC issues "Dear Provider" letter with recommendations regarding adult immunization against measles in response to increase in measles cases
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 880 with 41 new cases reported since last week
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CDC publishes "Notes from the Field: Measles Outbreaks from Imported Cases in Orthodox Jewish Communities—New York and New Jersey," 2018–2019 in this week's MMWR
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CDC publishes "Notes from the Field: Community Outbreak of Measles—Clark County, Washington, 2019–2019" in this week's MMWR
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IAC Spotlight! IAC's newly updated "Talking about Vaccines: Autism" web page on immunize.org provides an extensive range of resources to help you respond to concerns about vaccines and autism
Vaccine Information Statements
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IAC posts revised translation of MMR VIS in Simplified Chinese
Featured Resources
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Video on vaccines from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has generated over 4 million views since May 12
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National Public Health Information Coalition publishes article titled "These Moms Warn What Measles May Do to Your Baby"
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Immunization Techniques video on vaccine administration from the California Department of Public Health remains available online for free and as DVD
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Still available! IAC's sturdy laminated versions of the 2019 U.S. child/adolescent immunization schedule and the 2019 U.S. adult immunization schedule—order them for your exam rooms today! Bulk purchase prices available.
•
IAC's 142-page book, Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide, describes how to implement adult vaccination services in your healthcare setting and provides a review for staff who already vaccinate adults; IAC Guide available for free download
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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May's Parents PACK newsletter from Vaccine Education Center features video discussing limitations of blood tests in determining immunity
Education and Training
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Webinar on strategies for building school immunization rates, hosted by state of Washington organizations, scheduled for June 4
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Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics runs June 5 through September 25; register now
Conferences and Meetings
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Immunize Oregon to hold 2019 Northwest Immunization Conference on August 13–15 in Portland; early registration open
IAC Express Issue 1425
May 15, 2019
Top Stories
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Total number of U.S. measles cases for 2019 climbs to 839 with 75 new cases reported since last week
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Three close family members of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. publish an editorial decrying his promotion of vaccine misinformation
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IAC Spotlight: IAC's "Talking about Vaccines" web page about MMR vaccination has been updated