The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) – a CDC branch that develops recommendations related to use of vaccines.
This group comprises of medical and public health experts have several scheduled meetings for 2020. In their June 2020 ACIP meeting, they discussed the public burden of meningococcal disease in addition to Covi-19. “Invasive meningococcal disease can be fatal within 24 to 48 hours of infection”. The ACIP approved a new meningococcal vaccination resolution for the Vaccines For Children (VFC) program.
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