CDC panel approves pediatric, adult immunization schedules

Posted 15 days ago

The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted to recommend the childhood vaccine schedule for 2020, which includes 2019-20 flu vaccine recommendations, meningococcal B booster shots for at-risk youths and routine catch-up hepatitis A vaccinations for all youths ages 2 to 18. The adult immunization recommendations include shared clinical decision-making for meningococcal B vaccine for those ages 19 to 23, human papillomavirus vaccine for those ages 27 to 45 and pneumococcal vaccine for those ages 65 and older.

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