How can we better foster life-long immunization practices, particularly in adolescence? Recently the Sabin Vaccine Institute convened the first of three regional workshops to discuss issues related to adolescent immunization in the context of adolescent health. The first two-day interactive workshop was held in in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; additional workshops will be held in Asia and Latin America in 2018.
A debate is emerging about the potential use of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes to combat dengue in the United States and in other countries around the world. Most recently, news out of Brazil indicated that the country plans to breed GM mosquitoes to stop the spread of dengue.