Volume 35, Issue 40, Pages 5309-5434 (25 September 2017)
Developing and financing neglected disease vaccines in our new era of “blue marble health” and the anthropocene epoch
Peter J. Hotez
New findings of widespread neglected diseases among the poor living in wealthy group of 20 (G20) economies and the concept of “blue marble health” offer innovative mechanisms for financing urgently new vaccines, especially for vector-borne neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). This approach could complement or parallel a recently suggested global vaccine development fund for pandemic threats.