Published in Vaccine Weekly, April 22nd, 1996
The strategy is intended to improve vaccine coverage for children receiving services from the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).
This linkage of welfare to vaccination was proposed by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food and Consumer Service (FCS).
The ACIP recommendations are based on findings showing that even though more than 95 percent of...
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