Lessons learned and applied…Vaccines in the 21st century

Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics (formerly Human Vaccines)
Volume 8, Issue 5  May 2012

Lessons learned and applied: What the 20th century vaccine experience can teach us about vaccines in the 21st century
Corey Joseph Hebert, Corey Hall and La’ Nyia J. Odoms

Abstract    Open Access Article
Most vaccines available in the United States have been incorporated into vaccination schedules for infants and young children, age groups particularly at risk of contracting infectious diseases. High universal vaccination coverage is responsible for substantially reducing or nearly eliminating many of the diseases that once killed thousands of children each year in the US…