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U.S. Government, Partners Must Sustain Global Immunization Efforts

The Hill: Our vaccine imperative: Protecting children at home and abroad Steve Davis, CEO of PATH “…The U.S. government has a long and continuing history of leadership in global immunization. … But the current measles outbreak proves once again that the successes we have achieved in the U.S. and abroad…

Africa Reaches Milestone Of 6 Months With No New Polio Cases

The Guardian: Africa close to wiping out wild polio after six months free of disease “Africa has gone six months without any new cases of wild polio for the first time, experts say, raising hopes that the disease could be wiped out on the continent sooner than expected…” (Smith, 2/13).

Despite Rising Measles Vaccination Rates Worldwide, Eradication Goal Remains Elusive

Nature: Measles by the numbers: A race to eradication “…Measles debate has reached fever pitch in the United States after an outbreak that began in December at Disneyland in southern California. … However, the bigger problem lies elsewhere. The United States was declared free of measles in 2000, and all…

Vaccines Represent ‘Vital Early Weapon’ For Next Ebola Outbreak

The Lancet Global Health: Ebola vaccines: an uncertain future? Zoë Mullan, editor of The Lancet Global Health “…The rapid roll-out of these [Ebola vaccine] trials has been tremendously impressive. … Vaccines are not a magic bullet. Nothing can replace the basic tenets of public health epidemiology and community mobilization. But…