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The Pink Book—Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

This book provides physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others with the most comprehensive information on vaccine-preventable diseases. In addition to chapters on more general vaccine-related topics, it also includes chapters focused on specific diseases which typically include epidemiology, risk factors, vaccine details, vaccination schedule and use, contraindications and precautions to vaccination, adverse reactions following vaccination, vaccine storage and handling, and more.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Published: 2012

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(Located at www.cdc.gov)

Resource types: Report

Diseases/vaccines: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), Hepatitis B, Human papillomavirus (HPV), Meningococcus, Pneumococcus, Rotavirus, Influenza, Polio

Topics: General information, Introduction and service delivery, Vaccine safety and performance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global