- Vaccine policy changes and epidemiology of poliomyelitis in the United StatesLorraine Niño Alexander
National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
JAMA 292:1696-701. 2004..To reduce the VAPP burden, national vaccination policy changed in 1997 from reliance on OPV to options for a sequential schedule of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) followed by OPV. In 2000, an exclusive IPV schedule was adopted...
- Ensuring preparedness for potential poliomyelitis outbreaks: Recommendations for the US poliovirus vaccine stockpile from the National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)Lorraine Alexander
National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:1106-12. 2004..The regulatory and practical obstacles to implementation of this recommendation will require assertive facilitation at high levels of the federal government and careful planning at the state and local levels...