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NACCHO to Support Influenza Vaccination Efforts With Donation of Up to One Million Doses of FluMist(R)
Date:12/10/2008

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) today announced a donation of up to one million doses of FluMist(R) (Influenza Virus Vaccine Live, Intranasal) by MedImmune in a partnership aimed at increasing influenza awareness and vaccinations in underserved communities and populations.

NACCHO will make these donated doses of vaccine available to selected state and local health departments around the country starting this month. This joint NACCHO-MedImmune effort supports the goal of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to broaden the influenza vaccination season into December and beyond. The CDC has launched National Influenza Vaccination Week (December 8-12) as a springboard to help educate the public on the importance of influenza vaccination throughout the winter. Vaccination rates typically decline after Thanksgiving, although the peak of influenza season usually occurs in February and March.

"NACCHO is pleased to partner with MedImmune to help increase the number of individuals vaccinated against influenza," said NACCHO President Gary Cox, J.D. "These doses of vaccine will go a long way to support a national objective of immunizing all persons who should receive flu vaccine, especially those who are least able to afford it."

Public health guidelines on annual influenza vaccination are broader than ever before. In February 2008, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to expand pediatric influenza vaccination recommendations to include school-age children ages 5 through 18 years. The expanded recommendations add 30 million children to the recommended pediatric population for annual influenza vaccination. In addition to influenza vaccination recommendations for specific populations (http://www.cdc.gov/flu), the CDC recommends that anyone w
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