The American Academy of Pediatrics endorsed the recommendation of the World Health Organization’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization pertaining to the use of thimerosal in vaccines. The recommendation can be found on pages 215–216 at: The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and the International Pediatric Association have also endorsed this recommendation.

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Jennifer: state a month/year when this was endorsed?