In a fitting way to kick off World Immunization Week, several hundred people gathered Friday, April 25th to celebrate significant achievements in vaccinology over the past two decades and to examine solutions for overcoming remaining hurdles at the Sabin Vaccine Institute’s (Sabin) 20th Anniversary Scientific Symposium. Hosted at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in Washington, DC, it was an energized room filled with visionary leaders from humanitarian and health organizations, NGOs, pharmaceutical companies and academia.

In celebration of twenty years since its founding, the Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) will bring together top leaders in the global health community for its 20th Anniversary Scientific Symposium o

More than half of the world’s population is at risk of contracting diseases carried by small organisms like mosquitoes, snails and sand flies.

Photo: Dr. Hotez is interviewed by Bertha Alicia Galindo, journalist and producer for Alcanzando el Conocimiento, at the Miguel Aleman Foundation. Credit: Alcanzando el Conocimiento on Twitter (@alcanzandohoy).

In a new editorial published in PLOS NTDs, Sabin Vaccine Institute president Dr.

new study published in Nature Genetics, led by a team of researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, reveals that the hookworm’s genome has been decoded.

Infectious disease threats have consistently caused more health and military impact than battlefield injuries through the 20th and 21st centuries.

For those of us in the neglected tropical disease (NTD) community, Washington, DC was an exciting place to be recently.

Building momentum on the recent Declaration and

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