Sabin to tackle pandemic flu

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 8, 2018 – The Sabin Vaccine Institute, a non-profit global health organization dedicated to enabling vaccine innovation, making vaccines more accessible and expanding immunization across the globe, is pleased to announce a new three-year $6.6 million grant to help speed the development of next generation influenza vaccines and support related immunization issues. This work is generously supported by the Page Family Donor Advised Fund.

If you’ve been putting off getting a flu shot, time’s up. Now is the time to get a flu shot to protect yourself and the people around you as both the holidays and the flu season approach.

The flu poses a serious health risk for pregnant women and their babies. Due to changes in how the immune system, heart and lungs function during pregnancy, pregnant women are at higher risk of experiencing severe symptoms from influenza.

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