Stockpile levels for pediatric vaccines: how much is enough?

  title={Stockpile levels for pediatric vaccines: how much is enough?},
  author={Sheldon H. Jacobson and Edward C. Sewell and Rub{\'e}n A. Proa{\~n}o and Janet A. Jokela},
  volume={24 17},
In recent years, several factors have led to pediatric vaccine manufacturers experiencing vaccine production interruptions that resulted in vaccine supply shortages. One unfortunate consequence of such events is that not all children in the United States could be vaccinated on time, as set forth by the Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule, and hence, created the potential for epidemic outbreaks of several childhood diseases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have… CONTINUE READING