US vaccination schedule is safe and effective, says Institute of Medicine

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 23 January 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f516
  1. Bob Roehr
  1. 1Washington, DC

The schedule of recommended childhood vaccinations prepared by the US Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is safe and effective, concludes a review of the evidence conducted by a committee of the Institute of Medicine.1

The review was the first to focus on the overall schedule of vaccinations rather than on individual vaccines within the series. It was released at a 16 January teleconference.

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