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October 31, 2017
October 31, 2017
CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met on October 25–26 in Atlanta to discuss the latest information on vaccines and...
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting includes information on herpes zoster vaccines, mumps-containing vaccines, 2018 immunization schedules, and more
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October 24, 2017
October 24, 2017
The hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County is being called one of the largest in U.S. history since the vaccine was introduced in the mid-1990s....
Everyone is being inundated with vaccine requests, Rafie says
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September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017
As influenza immunization season gets underway, a little brush-up on vaccination technique couldn’t hurt—especially because the National Vaccine...
Tips for injecting the right site at the right angle
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September 01, 2017
September 01, 2017
CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has published its recommendations for this season’s influenza immunization in the August...
Report includes updates and changes
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September 01, 2017
September 01, 2017
Pharmacist-led pneumococcal immunization education efforts may increase vaccination rates and decrease pneumococcal disease, according to a study...
JAPhA study: Education campaigns for providers and patients may also decrease disease rates
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August 14, 2017
August 14, 2017
Despite recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), adult vaccination rates in the United States remain low....
Pharmacists in APhA Foundation pilot study increased administered vaccines by 41.4%
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August 04, 2017
August 04, 2017
Almost a quarter of adults in the U.S. get their annual influenza vaccinations in pharmacy-based settings, according to a paper published online in...
JAPhA study suggests demographic differences in where adults are immunized
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July 17, 2017
July 17, 2017
Two pharmacists serving in the Indiana state legislature and the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance (IPA) have successfully passed five pieces of...
Legislation was championed by state association and pharmacist legislators
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May 26, 2017
May 26, 2017
How can pharmacists be sure they’re doing everything possible to keep their patients safe? With pharmacy practice growing increasingly complex, it...
Self-assessment tool targets safety in workflow, immunizations, labeling, and storage
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May 25, 2017
May 25, 2017
Many adults who travel outside the United States are behind on routine immunizations and risk bringing diseases like measles back home to their...
Multicenter study suggests one-half of those eligible for MMR don’t get immunized
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