Scientific and Ethical Principles Underlying Recommendations From the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for COVID-19 Vaccination Implementation

JAMA
November 24, 2020, Vol 324, No. 20, Pages 2013-2114
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Scientific and Ethical Principles Underlying Recommendations From the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for COVID-19 Vaccination Implementation
Beth P. Bell, MD, MPH; José R. Romero, MD; Grace M. Lee, MD, MPH
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JAMA. 2020;324(20):2025-2026. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.20847
This Viewpoint summarizes the principles guiding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine recommendations made by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), a nongovernment advisory standing committee that counsels the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on US population vaccine use, emphasizing that any final recommendations await phase 3 safety and efficacy data from ongoing trials.