With fall in full swing, it’s time to prepare for influenza season. Though often confused with the common cold, influenza is a serious, highly contagious respiratory illness.

The success of immunization programs relies heavily on immunization program managers, who facilitate every aspect of immunization programs, from cost-effective procurement of vaccines to the vigilant monitoring of vaccine safety and efficacy. Sabin’s IAIM Network is the largest international network of immunization managers, offering opportunities to connect, share knowledge and strengthen skills required to effectively implement immunization programs.

The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) was founded 25 years ago in memory of Dr. Albert Sabin, inventor of the oral polio vaccine. Today, in recognition of World Polio Day, we are highlighting the voices of those who carry on his life’s work of advancing and advocating for science. 

This spring and summer, the Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) has been amplifying the voices of parents who immunize through the Give Your Kids A Shot campaign on Twitter