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December 09, 2014
December 09, 2014
It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week (December 7–13), and pharmacists should emphasize the importance of continuing influenza vaccination....
This is National Influenza Vaccination Week
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December 04, 2014
December 04, 2014
CDC announced on December 4 that the current influenza vaccine may not be the best protection against H3N2—the most common seasonal influenza strain...
CDC finds vaccine less effective against most common strain; current virus has mutated
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December 02, 2014
December 02, 2014
Nearly one-half of women in a gender-specific survey said they had no intention of receiving the influenza vaccine. Their reason? The influenza...
More than one-quarter of women who did get influenza vaccine received it at a pharmacy
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November 25, 2014
November 25, 2014
CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP) meet in Atlanta, GA, October 29–30, 2014, to discuss vaccine recommendations. Following is...
Complete information will be available on CDC’s website in January and February 2015
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November 01, 2014
October 31, 2014
Workplace influenza vaccination programs are nothing new, but an Arizona public health informatics company, with the hope of improving influenza...
Arizona public health informatics company spearheads All American Flu Fighters project
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October 29, 2014
October 29, 2014
Like many states, Washington has no mandate for pharmacists to report immunizations to the state’s Immunization Information System (IIS), where...
Barriers in technology still exist
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September 22, 2014
September 22, 2014
Just in time for flu season, CDC published new study data in its weekly epidemiological digest, the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, which may...
New data paint a more complete picture of influenza vaccination coverage
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August 26, 2014
August 26, 2014
An interim Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) meeting was held via Web/telephone conference on August 13, 2014, to discuss the use...
ACIP holds interim meeting August 13
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July 28, 2014
July 28, 2014
National Immunization Awareness Month occurs every August and provides an opportunity to highlight the value of immunization across the lifespan....
Theme for second week is Back to School
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July 28, 2014
July 28, 2014
According to recently released data on vaccination rates from CDC’s 2013 National Immunization Survey on Teens (NIS-Teen), human papillomavirus (HPV...
Pharmacists, other health care providers have opportunities to educate parents and improve coverage
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