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Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th Edition “The Pink Book” E-Book

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The Public Health Foundation (PHF) in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pleased to announce the availability of Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th Edition "The Pink Book" E-Book. This resource provides the most current, comprehensive, and credible information on vaccine-preventable diseases, and contains updated immunization and vaccine information for public health practitioners, healthcare providers, health educators, pharmacists, nurses, and others involved in administering immunizations.

"The Pink Book" E-Book allows you, your staff, and others to have quick access to online schedules and sources through features such as keyword search and chapter links. The E-Book also contains information on each vaccine-preventable disease and delivers immunization providers with the latest information on:
  • Principles of vaccination
  • General recommendations on immunization
  • Vaccine safety
  • Child/adult immunization schedules
  • International vaccines/Foreign language terms
  • Vaccination data and statistics
The E-Book format also contains all of the information that is in the print version, including: 
  • New vaccine administration chapter
  • New recommendations regarding selection of storage units and temperature monitoring tools
  • New recommendations for vaccine transport
  • Updated information on available influenza vaccine products
  • Use of Tdap in pregnancy
  • Use of Tdap in persons 65 years of age or older
  • Use of PCV13 and PPSV23 in adults with immunocompromising conditions
  • New licensure information for varicella-zoster immune globulin

Chapter links include important clinical features, proper diagnosis, risk factors, vaccine storage and handling tips, and contraindications of treating each vaccine-preventable disease. The appendices are complete with charts describing current and discontinued vaccines, ingredients tables, and vaccination schedules. 


Act now to get your copy of "The Pink Book" E-Book for purchase through:

Visit PHF's Online Store to access the print version of "The Pink Book," 13th Edition. Discounts are available for bulk purchases of 250 or more. Contact​ for more information.


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