Accession Number:

AD1034217

Title:

DoD Immunization Program for Biological Warfare Defense

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE HEALTH BOARD FALLS CHURCH VA FALLS CHURCH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2007-02-26

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

The Secretary of Defense October 11, 2006 decision memo disestablished the Armed Forces Epidemiological Board AFEB and transferred its functions to the Defense Health Board. The AFEB, as required under DoD Directive 6205.3, and reviews and provides recommendations to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs and the DoD Executive Agent on protocols necessary to enhance protection against validated biological warfare threat agents. Specifically, DoD Directive 6205.3 requires that on an annual basis the President of the AFEB shall identify to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs vaccines available to protect against validated biological warfare threat agents, and recommend appropriate immunization protocols.

Subject Categories:

  • Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE