Vaccines and Global Health: The Week in Review is a weekly digest — summarizing news, events, announcements, peer-reviewed articles and research in the global vaccine ethics and policy space. Content is aggregated from key governmental, NGO, international organization and industry sources, key peer-reviewed journals, and other media channels. This summary proceeds from the broad base of themes and issues monitored by the Center for Vaccine Ethics & Policy in its work: it is not intended to be exhaustive in its coverage. You are viewing the blog version of our weekly digest, typically comprised of between 30 and 40 posts below all dated with the current issue date
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Editor’s Note on this Edition:
The pace and complexity of the Ebola/EVD crisis and global response continues. We will strive to present a coherent, high-level digest using official sources wherever possible. We will lead with coverage of developments involving candidate vaccines and therapeutic interventions in development and in various trials globally, and include a high level capture of the various UN agencies, NGOs and other organizations that are making a material impact on the crisis. Reading this issue you will encounter significant Ebola/EVD content throughout.
David R. Curry, MS
Center for Vaccine Ethics and Policy
a program of the
– Division of Medical Ethics, NYU Medical School
– The Wistar Institute Vaccine Center
– Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Education Center
Associate Faculty, Division of Medical Ethics, NYU Medical School