States mandating vaccines
At that time the K-12 education system became the K-20 system.The new statewide governing body for the university system, the Florida Board of Governors, was established in 2002.Adults and students age 18 or older have informed consent rights and may decline any recommended vaccines.Thus, while certain vaccines are recommended for college students, they are not required by law for admission or for on-campus housing.
A hospital was defined as an institution whose primary function is to provide inpatient services, diagnostic and therapeutic, for a variety of medical conditions, both surgical and non-surgical, on a 24 hour a day basis.
Hepatitis B requirements were divided into "screening" and "reporting" laws.
(Author affiliations at end of text) This report updates the 2013 recommendations by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding use of seasonal influenza vaccines (1).
Half of all cases occur in children between the ages of 5 and 9.
It has been estimated that only 10 percent of Americans over the age of 15 have never had chickenpox. 3.7 million cases of varicella were estimated to occur in the US annually in the early 1990s.