The Immunization Action Coalition recently released the May issue of Needle Tips, its 24-page quarterly flagship publication for healthcare professionals. View the Table of Contents or download the entire issue in PDF format (9.6 MB).

Here is some of what you will find inside this issue of Needle Tips:

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Materials in this section are updated as new information and vaccines become available. The Vaccine Education Center staff regularly reviews materials for accuracy.

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