Hookworm affects more than 576 million people across the globe and contributes to an estimated 43 percent reduction in future wage earnings in areas where infected individuals reside.

Balmis Vaccine Institute and College of Physicians of Almería Honor Sabin Executive Vice-President Dr. Ciro de Quadros

Sabin Executive Vice-President Dr. Ciro de Quadros received two distinguished awards—the Distinción Balmis and the Gold Shield—during the VII Conference on Vaccine Update, organized by the Balmis Vaccine Institute, held in Almería, Spain from April 28-30, 2010.

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