Published in Vaccine Weekly, January 15th, 2003
Ethical and safety concerns bar children from clinical trials being conducted now, meaning the vaccine cannot be licensed for them, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, who oversees vaccine development and bioterrorism programs at the National Institutes of Health.
"If Mom comes up to one of the local and state health officials and says, 'I want vaccine for my 5-year-old,' currently there doesn't appear to be a mechanism for them to get it," Fauci said.
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