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Are Politics Driving the CDC's Pending Decision on an Infant Meningitis Vaccine?

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The Institute for Policy Innovation held a briefing on October 14, 2011, featuring testimonies from health care and FDA experts examining how and why the CDC may be restricting access to a new meningitis vaccine for infants. The briefing also featured the release of a new study evaluating the disparities in how government programs place economic value on human life.

Click on the link to watch the video of each panel.

Stomberg at Vaccine Event

Christopher Stomberg, Ph.D., Partner, Bates White Economic Consulting


Moen at Vaccine Event

Gretchen Moen, RN, MS, CPNP-Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Eagan Child and Family Care


Judelsohn at Vaccine Event

Richard G. Judelsohn, MD, FAAP-Medical Director, Erie County Department of Health


Pitts at Vaccine Event

Peter Pitts, President & Co-Founder, Center for Medicine in the Public Interest


Matthews at Vaccine Event

Opening Comments by moderator Merrill Matthews, Ph.D., Resident Scholar, IPI

Q & A following the presentations


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