American Osteopathic Association

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Immunization Updates

The CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) gives recommendations on using vaccines in the U.S. Read about the latest updates on vaccinations from the ACIP below.

ACIP Meeting Highlights: Oct. 29-30, 2014

The Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV) was found not to be effective against H1N1 pdm09 for the 2013-14 seasons. LAIV was highly effective against B strains. Updated recommendations are available for Hepatitis B, rabies, HPV, Hepatitis A, and other vaccines. Several agencies are working to develop an Ebola vaccine. In the U.S., hepatitis A cases are increasing and meningitis rates continue to decline. 


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