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Skeptical parents and organizations have been raising concerns about the federally recommended immunization schedule for young children in recent years over the notion that it is potentially dangerous or has negative side effects.
-- Group Launches National Petition to Recognize National Immunization Awareness Month -- HOUSTON, Aug.
CHICAGO, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The bumps and bruises of childhood can't always be avoided, but there is no reason for children to suffer from any of the infectious diseases that can be prevented by vaccines.
Please read in fifth paragraph, original version incorrectly indicated influenza vaccination recommended for infants younger than 6 months, whereas the recommendation is for infants 6 months of age and older.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The 2006 Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule includes new recommendations for immunizing against meningitis, whooping cough (pertussis), influenza, hepatitis A and hepatitis B, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today.