Amid COVID-19 Vaccine Race, Sabin Vaccine Institute and the Aspen Institute Release Report on Vaccine Hesitancy; A Call to Improve Vaccine Acceptance

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As the COVID-19 vaccine race accelerates, experts recognize that the challenge will not end with the development of a vaccine. The extraordinary effort to make a vaccine available across the globe will only be effective if the majority of people achieve immunity through vaccination.

Below is an abridged version of the April 7, 2020, episode of the Science Rules! with Bill Nye podcast, Coronavirus Edition, featuring Dr.

Sabin Vaccine Institute Names David Salisbury, Jeffrey P. Libson to Board of Trustees, Philip K. Russell Retires to Advisory Role

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) today announced that Professor David Salisbury and Jeffrey P. Libson have been named to the Board of Trustees and Retired Major General Philip K. Russell will transition from Trustee to Special Advisor after more than 25 years of service to the organization.

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. 

One Step Closer to a World Without Polio – Type 3 Polio Eradicated – A Statement by the Sabin Vaccine Institute

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, we are one step closer to a world without polio. The Sabin Vaccine Institute, founded in memory of oral polio vaccine creator Dr. Albert Sabin, applauds the tremendous achievement by the global polio community in eradicating wild poliovirus type 3.

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

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.

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