Eradication of smallpox has saved 40 million lives worldwide
Since global vaccination efforts wiped out smallpox disease in 1979, infections in 350 million people have been prevented and 40 million lives have been saved.
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Shingles vaccine could improve QALY and save money
Vaccination of 1 million people age 60 and over with the shingles vaccine would result in 11,919 non-discounted and 8,782 discounted QALYs (quality of life years) gained and save around… [ Get More Details ]
Flu vaccine use reduces disease burden
Use of the LAIV (live attenuated influenza virus) in healthy adults ages 18 to 64 reduced febrile illness by 19% and upper respiratory tract illnesses by 24%. It also… [ Get More Details ]