"It was safer. It was more effective, conferring immunity that might last a lifetime.

Since late 2008, the Sustainable Immunization Financing (SIF) Program has been operating in twelve African, and three Asian pilot countries.

Dr. Peter Hotez, president of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, was honored last week with the prestigious Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health.

Today the GAVI Alliance announced its decision to provide 37 countries with vaccines to prevent pneum

Recently there has been a great deal of good news for children suffering from vaccine-preventable diseases.

Today in Cannes, France, Coalition against Typhoid members presented at the 6th International Conference on Vaccines for Enteric Diseases (VED) 2011.

A special supplement in the USA Today, titled Neglected Diseases in Developing Nations, appeared today in Los Angeles, New York, Washington DC, Baltimore, Chicago, Seattle and Philadelphia.

A midweek review of vaccine research and advocacy efforts in the news:

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