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Abstract Title:

Getting the science right and doing the right science in vaccine safety.

Abstract Source:

Am J Public Health. 2004 Jun ;94(6):914-7. PMID: 15249288

Abstract Author(s):

Roger Bernier, Karen Midthun

Article Affiliation:

Roger Bernier

Abstract:

Because of the potential for conflicts of interest, Salmon et al. propose in this issue the creation of an independent vaccine safety board to assume responsibility for assessing the safety of licensed vaccines.We believe that the current system at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) facilitates needed interactions between those involved in risk assessment and risk management, provides substantial safeguards against conflicts of interest, and results in sound decisions. The CDC, given its role in promoting immunization, may be perceived to have a greater potential conflict and plans to review its vaccine safety activities. Both agencies recognize the importance of transparency in considering vaccine safety and welcome the opportunity to work with the public and the medical community to improve the quality of scientific information and decisionmaking.

Study Type : Commentary
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