Vaccine Loss Due to Natural Disasters

Oct 11, 2017 | News

As our state continues to recover from hurricane Irma, we know some of you lost vaccines due to the storm. This document summarizes the policies and processes of vaccine manufacturers and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Vaccines for Children Program related to vaccine loss due to a natural disaster in the US and Puerto Rico. Thank you to Dana Bright, MSW, Manager, AAP Immunization Initiatives, for preparing this summary, and to FCAAP member Scott Needle, MD, FAAP, for reviewing the information. 

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