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The Role of Research in Viral Disease Eradication and Elimination Programs: Lessons for Malaria Eradication

  • Joel G. Breman,

    Affiliation: Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

  • Ciro A. de Quadros,

    Affiliation: Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington (D.C.), United States of America

  • Walter R. Dowdle,

    Affiliation: Task Force for Global Health, Decatur, Georgia, United States of America

  • William H. Foege,

    Affiliation: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

  • Donald A. Henderson,

    Affiliation: Center for Biosecurity, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

  • T. Jacob John,

    Affiliation: Christian Medical College, Vellore, India [retired]

  • Myron M. Levine mail

    Affiliation: Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

  • Published: January 25, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000405
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

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