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NOTICE: The project that is the subject of this report was approved by the Governing Board of the National Research Council, whose members are drawn from the councils of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. The members of the committee responsible for the report were chosen for their special competences and with regard for appropriate balance.

This project has been funded in whole with federal funds from the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, under Contract No. N01-AI-45237. The views presented are those of the Institute of Medicine Committee to Study Priorities for Vaccine Development and are not necessarily those of the funding organization.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee to Study Priorities for Vaccine Development.

Vaccines for the 21st century: a tool for decisionmaking/Kathleen R.Stratton, Jane S.Durch, and Robert S.Lawrence, editors; Committee to Study Priorities for Vaccine Development, Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Institute of Medicine.

p.; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-05646-2 (hard cover)

1. Vaccines—Research—United States—Planning. I. Stratton, Kathleen R. II. Durch, Jane. III. Lawrence, Robert S., 1938- IV. Title.

[DNLM: 1. Vaccines. 2. Economics, Pharmaceutical. 3. Models, Theoretical. 4. Research. QW 805 I592v 2000]

RA638 .I556 2000



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