Published in Vaccine Weekly, December 25th, 2002
Anthrax, the West Nile virus, and the threat of smallpox are among new challenges to face this century. These future challenges in immunization, new vaccines, and the contribution of vaccination campaigns to world public health were some of the themes of the conference on "Vaccines, Prevention and Public Health: A Vision Toward the Future," sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), with 300 scientists participating.
Opening the conference, Dr. George Alleyne, director of PAHO, said that it was very appropriate that an encounter on...
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