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Notice to Readers: Satellite Broadcast: Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases 2007

CDC and the Public Health Training Network will present the satellite broadcast/webcast series, Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases. This series is scheduled for four consecutive Thursdays from 12 noon to 4 p.m., on January 25 and February 1, 8, and 15, 2007.

Session 1 includes an overview of general immunization concepts and principles and vaccine safety, storage and handling, and administration. Session 2 topics include pertussis, pneumococcal disease (childhood), polio, rotavirus, and Haemophilus influenzae type b. Session 3 topics include measles, rubella, varicella, zoster, and meningococcal disease. Session 4 topics include hepatitis B, hepatitis A, influenza, human papillomavirus, and pneumococcal disease (adult). A live question-and-answer session will be conducted via toll-free telephone lines. Continuing Education (CE) credits will be provided.

Additional information regarding the series is available at Information for site administrators regarding establishing and registering a viewing location is available at This website also is appropriate for individual participants who wish to register to view the broadcast from a specific location, or who seek CE credit. No registration is necessary to access the webcasts via an Internet connection. The link to the live webcasts is available at The webcasts will be accessible through an Internet connection until March 15, 2007. The program will become available as a self-study DVD and Internet-based program in March 2007.

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Date last reviewed: 1/11/2007


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