Last night, more than one hundred guests joined together to honor Dr. Paul Offit as the recipient of the 2018 Sabin Gold Medal. Colleagues, family, friends and peers gathered at the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, D.C., to celebrate Dr. Offit’s contributions to immunization, including his achievements as the co-inventor of an oral rotavirus vaccine and his leadership as a vocal and dedicated advocate for immunization.

Sabin to tackle pandemic flu

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 8, 2018 – The Sabin Vaccine Institute, a non-profit global health organization dedicated to enabling vaccine innovation, making vaccines more accessible and expanding immunization across the globe, is pleased to announce a new three-year $6.6 million grant to help speed the development of next generation influenza vaccines and support related immunization issues. This work is generously supported by the Page Family Donor Advised Fund.

In November, the Sabin Vaccine Institute convened 28 Latin American journalists for a three-day workshop to share the latest information on vaccines, vaccine safety and related global health issues.

How can we better foster life-long immunization practices, particularly in adolescence?

11.20.17 to 11.22.17
Buenos Aires, Argentina

The flu poses a serious health risk for pregnant women and their babies. Due to changes in how the immune system, heart and lungs function during pregnancy, pregnant women are at higher risk of experiencing severe symptoms from influenza.

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