12 March 2010 Vol 327, Issue 5971, Pages 1285-1414
Peace Through Vaccine Diplomacy
Peter J. Hotez
Can vaccinations help to resolve conflicts and nurture diplomacy? Later this month, Indonesia, the world’s most populous Islamic country, will host U.S. President Obama, a visit that could establish important scientific ties between the United States and Indonesia and implement a potentially powerful piece of vaccine diplomacy.
Peter J. Hotez is Distinguished Research Professor at the George Washington University and president of the Sabin Vaccine Institute in Washington, DC.