As the prominence of dengue grows, the need for an up-to-date and comprehensive understanding of the burden of disease becomes more and more important. For dengue, this means not just mortality but also morbidity; the true cost of the disease lies not just in the lives lost, but in the burden placed on health systems, the days of work missed, and other harder to calculate figures.
The Gates Foundation recognized Sabin senior program officer Dr. Hélène Mambu-ma-Disu in particular for her work in establishing sustainable immunization financing in African countries.

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Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg: Our Plan to Eradicate PolioWall Street Journal

Over the past decade, the international focus on investing in research to control and eliminate the spread of diseases has significantly increased. As vaccines continue to develop, it’s vital to simultaneously seek optimal storage solutions to avoid wastage.

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