Vaccines: a life-saving choice12 July 2021
A new expert statement from the RIA's Life and Medical Sciences Committee written by Kingston Mills MRIA, Bert Rima MRIA and Dick Ahlstrom.
Vaccination provides long-term protection against infectious diseases. It has prevented hundreds of millions of deaths from infectious diseases around the world, protecting against smallpox, polio, diphtheria and a wide range of childhood illnesses such as measles, mumps and whooping cough. Vaccination against SARS Coronavirus-2 is the means by which the COVID-19 pandemic will be brought under control.
Stay up to date with the Royal Irish Academy newsletterSign up now