Every year, the Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal is given to a distinguished member of the public health community who has made extraordinary contributions in the field of vaccinology or a complementary field. This year's award will honor Dr. Carol Baker for her contributions to the health of pregnant women and babies through groundbreaking research on group B Streptococcus and dedicated advocacy for maternal immunization.
We’ve recently returned from the 11th International Conference on Typhoid and Other Invasive Salmonelloses, the gathering hosted by the Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) every two years.

“All I ever wanted to do was to help the most vulnerable in our population, babies.”
- Dr. Carol J. Baker

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Dr. Carol Baker Receives 2019 Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal

Washington, D.C. – The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) today announced it will present its annual Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal to Dr. Carol J. Baker, whose groundbreaking research in Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is accelerating progress toward a much-needed vaccine to prevent a bacterial infection that can cause lifelong illness or death in newborns.

Multidisciplinary Experts Leverage Global Action for Local Impact to Protect Communities at Risk of Typhoid and Related Diseases

HANOI, VIETNAM – Beginning today, the 11th International Conference on Typhoid and Other Invasive Salmonelloses brings together more than 450 researchers, policy makers and advocates who are dedicated to improving the lives of young children and their families suffering from typhoid, paratyphoid and invasive non-typhoidal Salmonella.

Sabin Statement on Senate HELP Committee Hearing on What is Driving Preventable Disease Outbreaks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee conducted a hearing on rising rates of vaccine hesitancy causing preventable disease outbreaks across the country – such as the ongoing outbreaks in Washington, Illinois, and New York.

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