A New Tool to Manage Your Child's Vaccine Schedule

Barbara Christopher
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US News & World Report - May 27, 2008
Children often miss getting recommended vaccines on schedule, leaving parents and pediatricians scratching their heads as to how to catch up. A new Internet scheduling tool from the federal CDC is designed to make that chore a little easier. It took me about 10 seconds to download the tool on my desktop . .The parent or pediatrician adds in which shots the child already has received, and the scheduling software (designed by a professor and graduate student at GEORGIA TECH), weighs the complex and often conflicting rules for each immunization, and then cranks out a nifty, printable color-coded chart showing how much space to leave between catch-up doses, as well as regular shots.
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  • Created On: May 26, 2008 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:06pm