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Vaccines & Immunizations

Research & Development

Needlefree Injections

Needle-free Injection Technology

Administering vaccines and other drugs through the skin without the use of conventional needles

Vaccine Devlopment

Vaccine Technology Development

Vaccine Technology Development (VAXDEV) is an activity that focuses on a variety of technological initiatives and applied research, which enhance and promote improved systems and practices for vaccine safety.

Vaccine Identification Standards

Vaccine Identification Standards

Uniform guidelines and resources for vaccine packaging, labeling, and recording, to enhance the safety of vaccination and the accuracy and convenience of transferring vaccine identifying information into medical records and immunization registries.

Vaccine Testing and Approval

Vaccine Testing and the Approval Process

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) is responsible for regulating vaccines in the United States...

This page last modified on February 1, 2008
Content last reviewed on May 8, 2007
Content Source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

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