Sanofi's Dengvaxia: ACIP Decision On Use Will Hinge On Screening Test
CDC advisory committee cannot recommend administration of Sanofi's dengue vaccine until there is an acceptable test to detect previous dengue infection and other questions are answered.
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Dengvaxia’s Restrictive Indication Will Make Immunization Recommendations Difficult, ACIP Members Say
The need to screen individuals in dengue-endemic areas for prior infection before administering Sanofi’s vaccine will be difficult to operationalize, particularly in the absence of a reliable and rapid diagnostic, experts say; Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices working group aims for full committee vote on use recommendations in February 2020.