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Just in! FDA approved another infant vaccine. Is it optional or it will be added to the current immunization schedule?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:20 PM on Apr. 28, 2011 in Kids' Health

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Answers (13)
  • Big pharma scores again!
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:29 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • I have no idea what you are talking about... do you have a link?
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 9:20 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • Yes I'm just getting it.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:22 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • Ugh! Yeah, I'd like the link!
    Adelicious

    Answer by Adelicious at 9:24 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • Search for Menactra
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:25 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • This?


    http://thestir.cafemom.com/toddler/119510/new_vaccine_approved_for_toddlers


    I don't have time to read it at the moment, getting my little un-vaccinated muppet to the bed, but I'll be back!


     

    Adelicious

    Answer by Adelicious at 9:26 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • Aren't all vaccines optional?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:28 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • It's a Meningococcal vaccination.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:29 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • April 22, 2011 — The US Food and Drug Administration
    (FDA) today approved the use of the vaccine Menactra
    (Sanofi Pasteur) in children as young as 9 months for the
    prevention of invasive meningococcal disease caused by
    Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A, C, Y, and W-135.
    Menactra has been previously approved for use in
    children ages 2 and up and in adults through 55 years.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:29 PM on Apr. 28, 2011

  • Adel
    Thank you for the link.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:30 PM on Apr. 28, 2011