Limited Supply of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

December 2003
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;12/19/2003, Vol. 52 Issue 50, p1234
Reports on the limited supply of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines for children by the only U.S. supplier of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) as of December 2003. Span of the delays in shipments due to production constraints of pneumococcal vaccines; Measures done by Wyeth Vaccines to minimize shortages; Indications of the current supply assessments of U.S. PCV7 supply.


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