Vaccines are the tugboats of preventive health.
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People are beginning to understand there is nothing in the world so remote that it can’t impact you as a person. It’s not just diseases. Economists are now beginning to say if we are going to have good markets in Africa, we’re going to have to have healthy people in Africa.
|Birth:||12th March, 1936|
|Profession:||Physician, Professor, Writer|
William Foege is an American epidemiologist who is credited with "devising the global strategy that led to the eradication of smallpox in the late 1970s". Foege also "played a central role" in efforts that greatly increased immunization rates in developing countries in the 1980s.
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