Vaccine Recommendations of the ACIP
Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Smallpox ACIP Vaccine Recommendations
as Published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) provides advice and guidance to the Director of the CDC regarding use of vaccines and related agents for control of vaccine-preventable diseases in the civilian population of the United States. Recommendations made by the ACIP are reviewed by the CDC Director and, if adopted, are published as official CDC/HHS recommendations in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
- MMWR, April 4, 2003, Vol 52, #RR-7
Recommendations for Using Smallpox Vaccine in a Pre-Event Vaccination Program
Print version [20 pages]
- MMWR, June 22, 2001, Vol 50, #RR-10
Vaccinia (Smallpox) Vaccine
Print version [43 pages]
These MMWR publications were published in addition to the official Smallpox CDC recommendations (listed in the above section) and serve as updates until those recommendations are revised and republished. These MMWRs contain important changes or supplemental recommendations that may include policy notes, changes or updates to recommendations, and notices to readers.
NOTE: As a general rule, if the official recommendations (above section) are dated later than the supplemental recommendations (listed below), the official recommendations override the older items listed below.
- MMWR, February 29, 2008, Vol 57, #8
Notice to Readers: Newly Licensed Smallpox Vaccine to Replace Old Smallpox Vaccine
Print version [28 pages]
- MMWR, February 3, 2006, Vol 55, #1
Surveillance Guidelines for Smallpox Vaccine (vaccinia) Adverse Reactions
Print version [28 pages]
For your convenience, these archived publications can be used for historical and research purposes.
- MMWR, April 4, 2003, Vol 52, #13
Notice to Readers: Supplemental Recommendations on Adverse Events Following Smallpox Vaccine in the Pre-Event Vaccination Program: Recommendations of the ACIP
Print version [1.08MB, 28 pages]
- MMWR, March 21, 2003, Vol 52, #12
Notice to Readers: National Smallpox Vaccine in Pregnancy Registry
Print version [1.22MB, 28 pages]
- MMWR, February 21, 2003, Vol 52, #RR-4
Smallpox Vaccination and Adverse Reactions: Guidance for Clinicians
Print version [24 pages]
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