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National Adult Immunization Awareness Week -- October 20 26, 1996

National Adult Immunization Awareness Week is October 20-26, 1996. This week emphasizes the importance of appropriately vaccinating adults against in-fluenza, pneumococcal disease, hepatitis B, diphtheria, tetanus, measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella. National Adult Immunization Awareness Week coincides with the beginning of the influenza vaccination season and increases awareness for the need to implement adult vaccination programs.

Additional information about activities during National Adult Immunization Awareness Week is available from the National Coalition for Adult Immunization, 4733 Bethesda Ave., Suite 750, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone (301) 656-0003; fax (301) 907-0878; e-mail; and World Wide Web site

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