HHS Secretary Azar Meets With Pasteur Institute Officials, Discusses Vaccines, Global Health Security
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Secretary Azar Meets with the Pasteur Institute
“[On] May 18, 2019, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar participated in a meeting with the Pasteur Institute. … [Officials] discussed the history of the Pasteur Institute and the continued collaboration between the Institute and HHS, through the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to improve influenza and emerging infectious disease surveillance networks in Africa and Southeast Asia. They also discussed vaccine development to prevent pandemic flu and the importance of vaccinations to prevent diseases, such as measles. Secretary Azar emphasized global health security and combatting antimicrobial resistance as major priorities for the U.S…” (5/18).