Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Healio brings you the highlights from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ACIP, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

ACIP simplifies child, adolescent immunization schedules for ‘busy clinician’

October 26, 2017
Mindful of the many demands on clinician schedules, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices unanimously approved several formatting changes…
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ACIP recommends ‘big changes’ for herpes zoster, mumps vaccinations

October 26, 2017
Members of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or ACIP, unanimously voted to approve the 2018 adult immunization schedule…
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ACIP recommends third MMR vaccine during mumps outbreaks

October 26, 2017
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently voted unanimously in favor of a third dose of the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine for…
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ACIP recommends new shingles vaccine over Zostavax

October 25, 2017
Members of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or ACIP, voted 8-7 today to recommend the recently approved herpes zoster vaccine…

US yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July; alternative vaccine supplied

June 23, 2017
Expecting the supply of the United States’ only licensed yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July, officials are distributing another brand
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ACIP remains opposed to LAIV

June 21, 2017
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or ACIP, is continuing to advise against using the live-attenuated influenza

ACIP recommends changes to smallpox guidelines

June 26, 2015
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices unanimously recommended that anyone with possible exposure to orthopoxvirus be evaluated…

ACIP recommends changes in pneumococcal, influenza vaccines

June 25, 2015
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted to accept recommendation proposals concerning the interval between receipt of pneumococcal…
Meeting News Coverage

ACIP recommends meningitis B vaccine as category B

June 25, 2015
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted 14-1 to accept proposed recommendations for serogroup B meningococcal vaccine. Serogroup B…
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ACIP votes to update general recommendations

June 25, 2015
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted unanimously to support several changes to the general recommendations for immunizations. These…