Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 31st, 2006
Researchers in the United States conducted a study "to examine uptake of varicella vaccine, a live attenuated vaccine licensed in 1995 and recommended in 1996 for routine vaccination of U.S. children 12 to 18 months of age."
"Data were for 178 616 children (19-35 months of age) and were collected in the 1997 to 2004 National Immunization Survey," stated Elizabeth T. Luman and colleagues at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "The main outcome measures were estimated varicella vaccine coverage from 1997 to 2004,...
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