Dr. Ruth Nussenzweig died on April 1, 2018 at age 89. Dr. Nussenzweig was the 2008 recipient of the Sabin Gold Medal for her pioneering research that led to the development of the RTS,S malaria vaccine. Over a career that spanned nearly six decades, Dr.
Dr. Albert Bruce Sabin, best known as the developer of the oral live virus polio vaccine, died 25 years ago. Over the course of a career that spanned nearly six decades, his discoveries and approaches to research shaped the modern world.
Health officials and local researchers have launched an emergency vaccination campaign to stem an outbreak of ceftriaxone-resistant typhoid in Hyderabad, Pakistan. The outbreak has sickened more than 800 people since it began in late 2016.