NEW CANAAN, CT—The Sabin Vaccine Institute has named disease eradication champion Ciro A. de Quadros, MD, MPH to lead its international programs. Dr. de Quadros is a distinguished international public health diplomat, having this year completed an eight-year term as director of the Division of Vaccines and Immunization for the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Dr.
Leading experts are available to comment on the science and safety of vaccines, and parents are available to discuss what can happen when parents choose not to immunize their children.
NEW CANAAN, CT—Dr. Allan L. Goldstein of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut, received Panama’s highest national honor during a visit to that country earlier this month. The decoration as “Commander” in the Order of Vasco Nuñez de Balboa was presented to Dr. Goldstein at an awards ceremony on December 6 in Santiago, Panama.
A new study in the November 7th issue of The New England Journal of Medicine shows no association between the MMR vaccine and autism. This study adds significant weight to the extensive body of evidence supporting the safety of the MMR vaccine.
COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY, 23 October 2002—Public health experts today called for urgent action to address current shortages of key vaccines and to improve the stability of future supplies. The call was made at a scientific colloquium organized by the Sabin Vaccine Institute held in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York from October 23 -25.