Vaccines in the 21st Century
Infographic Apr 25, 2017
Immunization has eradicated two diseases from this planet, and continues to save millions of lives.
In line with World Immunization Week we have produced this infographic to highlight the hundreds-of-years of scientific advances behind these vaccines and how they continue to advance.
Learn how vaccines are being developed and used in the 21st Century, including:
- A timeline of their development
- Mechanisms of action and statistics supporting their efficacy
- Scientific advances in vaccine development
- Nanoparticle vaccine delivery systems
- A look to the future
The idea that a person’s immune system can fight cancerous cells was conceived over 100 years ago. Nobel prize-winning German physician and scientist, Paul Ehrlich suggested that the incidence of cancer would be significantly higher if it wasn’t for our immune system – bringing to light immune cells’ incredible ability to recognize, target, seek out, and destroy cancerous cells.READ MORE