Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 7th, 2000
Last summer (1999), an advisory panel concluded that the shots - which contain the inactive form of the polio virus - are preferable to the oral vaccine because of the slight risk.
On January 20, 2000, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) followed the panel's advice as it published its annual recommended schedule of childhood vaccinations, which guides state and local health departments and pediatricians.
The guide also recommends children get a hepatitis A...
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