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Updates to the “Pink Book”
The CDC’s Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, commonly known as the Pink Book, was recently updated. Information about the change in status of VARIZIG®, a varicella zoster immune globulin product was included in the varicella chapter. The U.S. Vaccines and Impact of Vaccines in the 20th and 21st Centuries appendices (B and E, respectively) were also updated.
Check out the Pink Book section of CDC website.
HPV Vaccine: Same Way Same Day™
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is offering a complimentary, interactive role-play simulation activity to help healthcare providers discuss the HPV vaccine. Find out more or get the resources:
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