Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 14th, 2003
Each of these youngsters will require 16-20 immunizations during the first two years of life to ensure that they are protected against a wide range of childhood diseases.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) designated April 13-20, 2003, as National Infant Immunization Week. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is one organization that supported the CDC's efforts by reminding its members - and its communities - of the urgent need to carefully track their children's immunization schedules.
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