Story of IVI’s oral cholera vaccines

Cholera is an acute diarrheal infection caused by ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. It affects both children and adults and can kill within hours if not properly treated.  According to the WHO, there are 1.4 to 4.3 million cases […]

Prof. John D. Clemens, former Director General of IVI, honored with The Prince Mahidol Award in public health

– Prof. Clemens, Prof. Jan R. Holmgren cited for leading the development of oral cholera vaccine   Professor John D. Clemens, former Director General of the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), and Professor Jan R. Holmgren, received the prestigious Prince Mahidol Award in the field of Public Health […]