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Volume 28, Supplement—December 2022

CDC’s COVID-19 International Vaccine Implementation and Evaluation Program and Lessons from Earlier Vaccine Introductions

Heidi M. SoetersComments to Author , Reena H. Doshi, Monica Fleming, Oluwasegun Joel Adegoke, Uzoamaka Ajene, Brooke Noel Aksnes, Sarah Bennett, Erin F. Blau, Julie Garon Carlton, Sara Clements, Laura Conklin, Melissa Dahlke, Lindsey M. Duca, Leora R. Feldstein, Jane F. Gidudu, Gavin Grant, Margaret Hercules, Ledor S. Igboh, Atsuyoshi Ishizumi, Sara Jacenko, Yinka Kerr, Nuadum M. Konne, Shibani Kulkarni, Archana Kumar, Kathryn E. Lafond, Eugene Lam, Ashley T. Longley, Margaret McCarron, Apophia Namageyo-Funa, Nancy Ortiz, Jaymin C. Patel, Robert T. Perry, Dimitri Prybylski, Prianca Reddi, Omar Salman, Courtney N. Sciarratta, Talya Shragai, Akshita Siddula, Ester Sikare, Dieula Delissaint Tchoualeu, Denise Traicoff, Alexandra Tuttle, Kerton R. Victory, Aaron Wallace, Kirsten Ward, Man Kai Alyssa Wong, Weigong Zhou, W. William Schluter, David L. Fitter, Anthony Mounts, Joseph S. Bresee, and Terri B. Hyde
Author affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 2

Applicable lessons for global COVID-19 vaccine implementation learned from prior vaccine introductions

Vaccine Lessons learned
Ebola Experience with vaccine prioritization in the setting of vaccine supply constraints during an outbreak
How to identify and vaccinate healthcare workers

The importance of strong community engagement to build trust and vaccine confidence
Influenza National capacities in microplanning, accessing target vaccination groups, workforce training, and conducting vaccination campaigns strengthened via seasonal influenza programs

The Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction program provided a model structure that formed the basis for the COVID-19 International Vaccine Implementation and Evaluation program
Meningococcal serogroup A Experience with rapid mass vaccination campaigns for adults in low-resource settings
The importance of clear communication to the public
Methods for ensuring vaccination program sustainability

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