The Committee on Smallpox Vaccination Program Implementation issues this fourth in a series of brief reports to provide timely advice to assist Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its partners in their implementation of the vaccination program. This report responds to issues raised by CDC at the committee's May 1, 2003 meeting. In particular, the report includes: (1) a discussion of smallpox preparedness and its integration into overall public health preparedness; (2) the committee's advice regarding offering vaccination to members of the general public who insist on receiving it; and (3) an examination of selected aspects of smallpox vaccination program implementation.Letter Report #4 Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Institute of Medicine ... program (CDC, 2003i; CDC, 2003m), specifically in terms of vaccinating new people for maintenance of response teams, and broadly in ... program, given the limited resources available for these activities (B. Gellin, personal communication at report briefing, 3/26/03). ... However, at the time of the writing of this report, the compensation language in the Smallpox Vaccine Information Statementanbsp;...
|Title||:||Review of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Smallpox Vaccination Program Implementation|
|Author||:||Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Institute of Medicine|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2003-12-31|