Can Vaccines Help Slow the Spread of Superbugs?

Vaccines are lifesavers. Childhood vaccines save 4 million lives every year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And it turns out vaccines don’t just save lives by directly preventing disease. They can save lives by reducing the rise of drug-resistant pathogens (mostly bacteria and viruses). This is because people who are vaccinated are less likely […]

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Maggie Fox is a journalist with more than 40 years experience reporting from around the world. She’s worked for Reuters, CNN, NBC, ABC, and various newspapers, reporting from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and, for the past 25 years, on medicine, science, and global health from Washington, DC.

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