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Errata: Vol. 46, No. RR-3

The MMWR Recommendations and Reports "Poliomyelitis Prevention in the United States: Introduction of a Sequential Vaccination Schedule of Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine Followed by Oral Poliovirus Vaccine -- Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)," contained two errors. On page 14, two footnote markers on Table 4 were incorrect; below is the corrected version of (Table_4). On page 25, reference number 62 should read: "Chen RT, Rastogi SC, Mullen JR, et al. The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS). Vaccine 1994;12:542-50."




Table_4
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TABLE 4. Recommended poliovirus vaccination schedules for children
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                                       Child's age
                         ---------------------------------------------
Vaccination schedule     2 mos.      4 mos.   12-18 mos.   4-6 yrs.
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Sequential IPV */OPV +    IPV        IPV          OPV         OPV
OPV                       OPV        OPV         OPV&         OPV
IPV                       IPV        IPV          IPV         IPV
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* Inactivated poliovirus vaccine.
+ Live, oral poliovirus vaccine.
& For children who receive only OPV, the third dose of OPV may be
  administered as early as 6 months of age.
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