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.