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.

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ACIP immunization schedule updated for meningococcal vaccine

October 23, 2013
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted unanimously today to change language in the child/adolescent immunization schedule…
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ACIP approves 2014 adult immunization schedule

October 23, 2013
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted unanimously to approve the 2014 adult immunization schedule. There are two changes to the…
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ACIP recommends meningococcal vaccine for high-risk infants

October 23, 2013
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted 13-1, with one abstention, today to recommend that high-risk infants aged 2 to 23…
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ACIP: Second dose of Tdap not recommended

June 21, 2013
Based on recommendations from the pertussis working group, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has decided not to recommend…
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ACIP recommends addition of 4-strain influenza vaccine

June 21, 2013
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted unanimously, 13-0, to recommend the addition of a four-strain influenza vaccine to…
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ACIP recommends Japanese encephalitis vaccine for traveling children

June 19, 2013
The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted unanimously, 13-0, today to recommend that the current Japanese encephalitis…
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ACIP adds newest flu vaccines to list of options for providers

Infectious Disease News, March 2013
A plethora of recently approved influenza vaccines will give patients more choices than ever for their annual immunization, according to information…
Breaking News

Adult immunization rates remain low

February 21, 2013
There was little improvement in the overall immunization rates among adults from 2010 to 2011, according to data presented at the Advisory Committee…
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ACIP toughens recommendations for PCV13

February 20, 2013
Some children and adolescents with certain high-risk conditions should receive the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, according to a…
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ACIP considers revising Tdap revaccination recommendations

Infectious Disease News, March 2013
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices will soon be considering an alternate revaccination schedule for the tetanus-diphtheria-acelluar…