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REVIEW AND EVALUATION OF THE SWINE
FLU IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM
COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
THE EXPERIENCES OF THE PAST 18 MONTHS OF THE
SWINE FLU PROGRAM
COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE
HARLEY O. STAGGERS, West Virginia, Chairman JOHN E. MOSS, California
SAMUEL L. DEVINE, Ohio JOHN D. DINGELL, Michigan
JAMES T. BROYHILL, North Carolina PAUL G. ROGERS, Florida
TIM LEE CARTER, Kentucky LIONEL VAN DEERLIN, California
CLARENCE J. BROWN, Ohio FRED B. ROONEY, Pennsylvania
JOE SKUBITZ, Kansas JOHN M. MURPHY, New York
JAMES M. COLLINS, Texas DAVID E. SATTERFIELD III, Virginia LOUIS FREY, JR., Florida BOB ECKHARDT, Texas
NORMAN F. LENT, New York RICHARDSON PREYER, North Carolina EDWARD R. MADIGAN, Illinois CHARLES J. CARNEY, Ohio
CARLOS J. MOORHEAD, California RALPH H. METCALFE, Illinois
MATTHEW J. RINALDO, New Jersey JAMES H. SCHEUER, New York
W. HENSON MOORE, Louisiana RICHARD L. OTTINGER, New York
DAVE STOCKMAN, Michigan
MARC L. MARKS, Pennsylvania
W. E. WILLIAMSON, Chief Clerk and Staff Director
CHRISTOPHER E. DUNNE
WILLIAM M. KITZMILLER
MARK J. RAABE
THOMAS M. RYAN
RICHARD D. LINDSAY, M.D.
PAUL G. ROGERS, Florida, Chairman DAVID E. SATTERFIELD III, Virginia
TIM LEE CARTER, Kentucky RICHARDSON PREYER, North Carolina JAMES T. BROYHILL, North Carolina JAMES H. SCHEUER, New York
EDWARD R. MADIGAN, Illinois HENRY A. WAXMAN, California
JOE SKUBITZ, Kansas JAMES J. FLORIO, New Jersey
SAMUEL L. DEVINE, Ohio (Ex Officio)
STEPHAN E. LAWTON, Counsel
JO ANNE GLISSON, Senior Staff Associate
WILLIAM V. CORR, Assistant Counsel
BURKE ZIMMERMAN, Research Assistant
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Abcams... Clarence A senior counsel. Merck & Ca Ine
of Health Education, and Welfare
Health Officials NACHO.
Health Officials NACHO).
partment of Justice
... 411, 418 Harder, Henry U., president, Chubb & Son, Inc
438 Hendrickson, Robert F., vice president, operations, Merck Sharp & Dohme
Division, Merck & Co., Inc.
438 Jordan, William, M.D., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
37, 96 Lamb, Frederick D., vice president and legal counsel, Merrell-National Laboratories.
.411, 426 Lloyd, Douglas S., M.D., on behalf of the Association of State and Territori
al Health Officials (ASTHO) Markoe, Frank, Jr., vice chairman, Board of Directors, Warner-Lambert Co. (Parke Davis)
411, 418 Meyer, Harry M., Jr., M.D., Director, Bureau of Biologics, Food and Drug
Administration, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
Disease Control, Public Health Service, Department of Health, Educa-
37, 96 Morris, J. Anthony, Ph. D., Greenbelt, Md
406 Oswald, Peter, Supervisory Auditor, General Accounting Office Peterson, Neil R., Assistant Chief, Torts Section, Civil Division, Department of Justice
68 Additional material submitted for the record byAmerican Insurance Association: Attachments to Mr. Jones' prepared statement: Insurance proposals-alternative No. 1, 2, and 3
450 Secretary Mathews' (HEW) telex to insurance companies dated July 29, 1976.
453 Swine flu vaccine program
454 Memorandum dated November 10, 1976, to each subscribing
insurer-special liability insurance and special excess liability
464 Servicing carrier agreement for insurers of the manufacturers of vaccine
Additional material submitted for the record by-Continued
to Chairman Rogers re correspondence concerning the scope of study;
Figure 1-Percent of persons with history of receiving influenza
and unvaccinated groups by age, United States, October
>17 years of age, by week of onset after A/New Jersey
>17 years of age, by week of onset after A/New Jersey influenza
vaccination, United States, October 1976-January 1977............... 64 Audit reports .....
350 "Evaluation and control of vaccines for the national influenza immunization program," report by Barry, et al .....
105 Table 4-Hemagglutinin content of A/New Jersey component of
influenza vaccines as determined by immunoelectrophoresis...... 106 Table 5—Amount of vaccine as of December 16, 1976
107 Testing and distribution chart by doses and week ending
Califano re additional written questions with subsequent replies
status of the self insurance retention fund; 2. production of "Shope"
influenza virus vaccine; and 3. waiver of cost accounting standards. 110
Justice re status of the 28 positions funded by a supplemental
tant Attorney General to Chairman Rogers re list of all personnel in
of the swine flu program
tant Attorney General to Chairman Rogers re cost per claim of
82 National Association of County Health Officials (NACHO), attachment to
Dr. Elsea's prepared statement: NACHO survey on selected counties'
..... 392 Statement submitted for the record by
Public Citizen's Health Research Group, Anita Johnson and Sidney Wolfe,
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