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Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

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In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following committee meeting.

Name: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).

Times and Dates: 9 am—5 pm, June 23, 2004. 8 am—5 pm, June 24, 2004.

Place: Atlanta Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Boulevard, NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30345-3377.

Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available.

Purpose: The Committee is charged with advising the Director, CDC, on the appropriate uses of immunizing agents. In addition, under 42 U.S.C. § 1396s, the Committee is mandated to establish and periodically review and, as appropriate, revise the list of vaccines for administration to vaccine-eligible children through the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program, along with schedules regarding the appropriate periodicity, dosage, and contraindications applicable to the vaccines.

Matters to be Discussed: The Agenda will include discussions on influenza; IOM report on autism and vaccines; an update on Hepatitis A vaccine; recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedules; PCV7 shortage; discussion on meningococcal conjugate vaccine; smallpox pregnancy registry outcomes; pertussis; working group and departmental updates.

Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

For Further Information Contact: Demetria Gardner, Epidemiology and Surveillance Division, National Immunization Program, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, (E-61), Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone 404/639-8096, fax 404/639-8616.

The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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Dated: May 27, 2004.

Alvin Hall,

Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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[FR Doc. 04-12677 Filed 6-3-04; 8:45 am]

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