VaccineNation Names PaxVax CTO Dr. Thomas Monath #2 Most Influential Person in Vaccines

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

VaccineNation, a leading provider of news and analysis on the vaccine industry, today announced their ranking of the fifty most influential people in vaccines. From a pool of more than 100 nominations, the publication and its readers ranked PaxVax Chief Technology Officer, Thomas Monath, M.D., as the second most influential person in vaccines.


Cholera: Haiti 

  • 2010-12 - First outbreak in more than a century
  • More than 580,000+ sickened / 7,500+ dead

Anthrax: New York City

  • Sept. 2001 - FBI stated worst biological attack in U.S. history
  • 5 deaths / 17 sickened

H5N1: Indonesia

  • More than half of H5N1 worldwide deaths occur in Indonesia
  • 60% of Bird Flu (H5N1) cases since 2003 have resulted in death

HIV: Swaziland

  • 230,000 living with HIV in Swaziland, 26% of adults have HIV
  • Worldwide: 60M+ infected / 30M dead

Dengue: Rio de Janeiro

  • Rio de Janeiro reports a dengue epidemic: 50,000+ cases in the city
  • Leading cause of fever among travelers & tourists 

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