Newspaper, Blog Remember Epidemiologist Ciro De Quadros

A newspaper and blog reflect on the life of global health epidemiologist Ciro de Quadros.

Washington Post: Ciro de Quadros, pioneering epidemiologist, dies at 74
“Ciro de Quadros, a Brazilian-born doctor and epidemiologist who helped eradicate smallpox in the 1970s and later led efforts that eliminated polio and measles in the Western Hemisphere, saving or improving the lives of millions, died May 28 at his home in Washington…” (Schudel, 5/30).

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Remembering Ciro de Quadros, Global Health Hero
Orin Levine, director of vaccine delivery at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, reflects on the life of Ciro de Quadros, a pioneer in the global health field (5/30).

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