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Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices: Meeting

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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) announce the following Federal committee meeting.

Name: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).

Time and Date: 8 a.m.-6:15 p.m., February 21, 2006.

8 a.m.-5 p.m., February 22, 2006.

Place: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Building 19, Room 232, Atlanta, Georgia 30333.

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 Rotavirus Vaccine which may include a possible VFC Vote; Human Papillomavirus Vaccine; general recommendations on immunization; Influenza; Herpes Zoster Vaccine; Tetanus Toxoid, Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccines; 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. Start Printed Page 3097

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 the CDC and ATSDR.

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Dated: January 10, 2006.

Alvin Hall,

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

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[FR Doc. E6-529 Filed 1-18-06; 8:45 am]

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