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West Nile Virus
[November 11, 2002]

The West Nile Virus (WNV), was first identified in 1937. The disease is widespread in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, the former USSR, Asia, and...

Up-to-Date Smallpox Resources
[May 15, 2002]
Smallpox remains a topic of great interest among the general public and the media, and is even part of the...

Do Multiple Vaccines Overwhelm or Weaken the Infant�s Immune System?
[January 23, 2002]
Many parents worry that the vaccines their child receives may overload his or her immune system. But a new study � published in...

2002 Childhood Immunization Schedule for Your PalmPilot
[January 23, 2002]

The 2002 Childhood Immunization Schedule is out.� And if you use a...

What's New for 2002? The Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule
[January 23, 2002]

Download the 2002 Recommended Childhood Immunization...

Flu Vaccine Update
[December 21, 2001]

If you've been thinking of getting a flu shot,�it's not too late to be immunized.� It's recommended that people receive flu vaccine as early in...

Prevnar Shortages Expected Until Mid-2002
[December 21, 2001]

Prevnar, the new 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7), is expected to be...

A Note to Clinicians from NNii � A Summary of Several Key Issues Discussed at the October 17-18 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting
[December 13, 2001]

Report of the Rotavirus Vaccine and Intussusception Working Group
Findings of the National...

Inactivated Influenza Vaccine Safe and Effective for Asthmatics
[December 13, 2001]

Because people with asthma � both children and adults -- are at an increased risk of developing complications from influenza, it is...

Anthrax and Smallpox - Being Prepared for Bioterrorism
[October 15, 2001]

Since the terrorist attacks on September 11 and the cases of anthrax that occurred in the U.S. in October 2001, many questions have arisen...

Bioterrorism Preparedness
[October 15, 2001]

Because of the September 11 terrorist attacks and the cases of anthrax that occurred in the U.S. in October 2001, concern that anthrax or...

Prevnar Shortages Expected Throughout 2001
[September 20, 2001]
Prevnar, the new 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7), is expected to be...

Fall Influenza Vaccine Update
[September 17, 2001]
Fall is the prime time to get immunized against influenza. Due to delays in...

A Note to Clinicians from NNii � A Summary of Several Key Issues Discussed at the June 20-21 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting
[July 23, 2001]
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Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee Rejects Causal Relationship Between Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine and Autism Spectrum Disorder
[April 23, 2001]
At a public briefing on Monday, April 23, the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Committee on Immunization Safety Review released a report in which they...

Immunizations and MS: Studies provide solid evidence that there is no relationship
[January 31, 2001]
The February 1, 2001 issue (vol 344, No. 5) of the New England Journal of Medicine contains the results of two large epidemiological studies...

A Note to Clinicians from NNii
[January 29, 2001]
An article was recently published in Adverse Drug Reactions and Toxicological Reviews (December 2000, v. 19, #4, 2000) which claims that the MMR...

2001 Childhood Immunization Schedule Now Available
[January 12, 2001]
Every year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) reviews the recommended childhood...

Rubella Risk Remains Real for Those Not Protected by Immunization
[December 21, 2000]
A study of the largest rubella outbreak in the U.S. in the last five years found that those hardest hit were young children in daycare and workers in...

Newsweek Special
[December 21, 2000]

Flu Vaccine Update
[December 21, 2000]
You may have heard that there has been a shortage of flu vaccine this year. The good news is that the shortage is over. It's not too late to get your...

A Note to Clinicians from NNii: Findings from an Assessment of BSE Transmission Risk Posed by Vaccine Products
[December 21, 2000]
In its continuing attempt to assure the safety of all our vaccines, this year the Food and Drug Administration Center for Biologics Evaluation and...

Should My Child Receive the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccines Individually Rather Than as a Combination?
[November 21, 2000]
Over the past several years, there have been allegations by a small number of researchers that the MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) vaccine causes...

MMR and Autism Related Links
[November 10, 2000]
The following links are provided as additional resources to help you better understand the safety issues and effects of the MMR vaccine and...

Science Finds No Link Between MMR Vaccine and Autism
[November 10, 2000]
Rumors about the supposed link between autism and the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine have been around for years. The stories are terrifying...

What Everyone Should Know About the Alleged Link Between Vaccines and Autism
[November 10, 2000]
Is there a link between MMR and autism? Scientific facts conclude that there is not. Read the statistics and conclusions that all parents should know...

U.S. Doing Well, But Still At Risk
[October 20, 2000]
The United States enjoys one of the lowest rates of vaccine-preventable disease in the world. However, our country may be at risk of a resurgence in...

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