Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Regarding Routine Poliovirus Vaccination

August 2009
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/7/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 30, p829
This article reports on the recommendations update of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for routine poliovirus vaccination. These updates are designed to emphasize the importance of the booster dose at age 4 years, extend the minimum interval from dose three to dose four from four weeks to 6 months and a precaution on the use of intervals. In June 1999, ACIP recommended that all poliovirus vaccine administered in the U.S. be an inactivated poliovirus vaccine.


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