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Priorities for the national vaccine plan / Committee on Review of Priorities in the National Vaccine Plan, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 978-0-309-14653-1 (pbk.)

1. National Vaccine Plan (U.S.) 2. Vaccination—Government policy—United States. I. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on the Review of Priorities in the National Vaccine Plan. II. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice.

[DNLM: 1. National Vaccine Plan (U.S.) 2. Vaccines—United States—Guideline. 3. Drug Discovery—United States—Guideline. 4. Immunization Programs—United States—Guideline. QW 805 P958 2010]

RA638.P75 2010

614.4’7—dc22

2010009225

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