Issues: Vax Specific

Anthrax

Hepatitis B

Hib 

HPV

Influenza

Lyme Disease
Meningococcal

MMR    

Pneumococcal

Polio

Rotavirus

● Smallpox

Tdap/Td

Varicella

Yellow Fever

 

Issues: Misc

Exemptions

Legislation 

New Vax Status

Religion

Thimerosal

 

Vaccine Info

2015 Schedule

ACIP Recs

Components
IOM Reports

● Vax Injury Comp Program
Manufacturer Links

Package Inserts

Reporting AEs

Thimerosal Table

VAERS

VISs

 

Links
 

Search
 

About IVS

Faculty Biographies

Publications

Donations

 

Email IVS

 

Disclaimers & Privacy
 

 

 

FirstPrevious

Dr. Halsey's presentation at the National Vaccine Advisory Committee Workshop on Thimerosal and Vaccines held in Bethesda, Maryland on August 11-12, 1999.

Slide 26 of 26

Slide Notes:

The last point is that we need to have good science used for decision making in the review of alternatives to thimerosal and the effects on the final product from reducing or removing thimerosal from vaccines. We expect scientists at the Food and Drug Administration to help manufacturers address these problems. Instead of increasing the budget to address increasing numbers of safety concerns in the past five years, the budget for research at CBER (Center for Biologics and Related Products) has decreased to one third of what it was in 1994. This trend must be reversed in order to maintain the tradition of good science at the FDA and protect children against disease with the safest possible vaccines.