The CDC’s Pink Book, like the U.K.’s Green Book, is an excellent resource about vaccine-preventable diseases. The 2011 edition is the twelfth.
From the description:
Typical chapters include a description of the disease, pathogenesis, clinical features, laboratory diagnosis, medical management, epidemiology, risk factors, trends in the United States, vaccine details, vaccination schedule and use, contraindications and precautions to vaccination, adverse reactions following vaccination, vaccine storage and handling, and reference or publications.
The appendices are a wealth of reference materials, including minimum age and interval table, current and discontinued vaccines, ingredients tables, vaccine administration guide, etc.
You can view the chapters online:
- Cover and front matter: Cover, table of contents, etc.
- Chapter 1: Principles of Vaccination
- Chapter 2: General Recommendations on Immunization
- Chapter 3: Immunization Strategies
- Chapter 4: Vaccine Safety
- Chapter 5: Vaccine Storage and Handling
- Chapter 6: Diphtheria
- Chapter 7: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
- Chapter 8: Hepatitis A
- Chapter 9: Hepatitis B
- Chapter 10: Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
- Chapter 11: Influenza
- Chapter 12: Measles
- Chapter 13: Meningococcal Disease
- Chapter 14: Mumps
- Chapter 15: Pertussis
- Chapter 16: Pneumococcal Disease
- Chapter 17: Poliomyelitis
- Chapter 18: Rotavirus
- Chapter 19: Rubella
- Chapter 20: Tetanus
- Chapter 21: Varicella