Army Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program Plan   [open pdf - 535KB]

"The Deputy Secretary of Defense signed a 28 Jun 02 memorandum directing the Department of Defense (DoD) resume the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program (AVIP), in accordance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines and consistent with the best practice of medicine, beginning with personnel at highest risk. The mandatory scope of the AVIP shall encompass all personnel assigned to or deployed for more than 15 days in higher threat areas (HTAs) defined in paragraph 3.a.(2) whose performance is essential for certain mission critical capabilities. Near-term AVIP implementation may also include other personnel determined by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, in consultation with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to be at higher risk of exposure to anthrax."

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