After Hepatitis A Outbreak, CDC Panel Recommends Homeless One Year and Older Be Routinely Vaccinated

November 12, 2018 | Strategic Insights for Ambulatory Care


​​A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory committee recommends homeless people age one year or older should be routinely vaccinated against the hepatitis A virus, according to an October 26, 2018, article in Physician's First Watch. The recommendation, backed by a unanimous vote from CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, is expected to be adopted by CDC, according to a related October 24, 2018, CNN article, and would add homeless people to the list of at-risk groups eligible for vaccination.

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