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May 06, 2016
August 25, 2016
Major updates to use of human papilloma virus (HPV), pneumococcal, and meningococcal B vaccines summarized
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May 06, 2016
August 25, 2016
Clinicians should consider recommending the zoster vaccine to adults with asthma who are older than 50
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July 05, 2016
July 05, 2016
APhA and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) have partnered to create a resource for pharmacists seeking guidance in speaking to...
APhA, NACDS partnered on CDC-funded resource
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June 28, 2016
June 28, 2016
CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) addressed recommendations for use of the intranasal live attenuated influenza vaccine (...
Highlights of June meeting summarized
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June 24, 2016
June 24, 2016
CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) today voted that live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), also known as the “nasal spray...
This ACIP vote is based on data showing poor or relatively lower effectiveness of LAIV from 2013 through 2016.
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June 06, 2016
June 06, 2016
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) recently released a report: Addressing the Challenges of Influenza Vaccination on US College...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases releases report
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May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016
CDC has released new guidelines that offer a comprehensive blueprint for successful large-scale influenza immunization clinics. The document...
Best practices laid out in CDC document
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February 03, 2016
February 03, 2016
This flu season has hit a little late this year, with CDC issuing a health advisory on February 1 noting that severe influenza illnesses have been...
Pharmacists should continue to vaccinate patients against influenza
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November 03, 2015
November 03, 2015
CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP) met in Atlanta on October 21, 2015, to discuss vaccine recommendations. Complete minutes of...
Complete minutes to be published on CDC National Immunization Program website
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October 06, 2015
APhA has received a letter from RADM Anne Schuchat, MD, Assistant Surgeon General and Principal Deputy Director, CDC, to be distributed to all...
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