Sabin-Aspen Vaccine Science & Policy Group Release Report Calling For Urgent, Coordinated Effort To Develop Universal Influenza Vaccine
Aspen Institute: Sabin Vaccine Institute and The Aspen Institute Release Report Calling for Bold, New, and Coordinated Commitments to Making Universal Influenza Vaccines a Reality
“A new report released [Thursday] by the Sabin-Aspen Vaccine Science & Policy Group, a joint initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute and the Aspen Institute, calls for an urgent, coordinated effort to amplify and focus resources on the long-sought, but overdue achievement of a universal influenza vaccine (UIV). … Designed to close the critical gaps in the organization, funding, and infrastructure of vaccine science and development, the report includes three ‘big ideas’ to transform and accelerate the development of a UIV. Assessments of the current challenges and opportunities within the vaccine research and development ecosystem are detailed in the four background papers that frame the key findings of the report…” (7/25).