2009 Immunization Schedules Released by US CDC
Updates have been made to the 2009 Immunization Schedules for children and adolescents, which were jointly released by the Centres for Disease Control (CDC), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
The 2009 schedule calls for routine annual influenza vaccination for children aged 6 months through 18 years. The previous recommendation was for vaccination of children from 6 months to 59 months of age. The recommendation increases the number of children recommended for vaccination by approximately 30 million.
An update for adult immunizations has also been released.