State of the world's vaccines and immunization. Third edition
Key messages - Chapter 2
- The first decade of the 21st century has been the most productive in the history of vaccine development.
- New life-saving vaccines have been developed, and others will soon be available.
- New vaccines are urgently needed to reduce illness and deaths from high-burden diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, and AIDS.
- Most low-cost traditional vaccines are now produced by vaccine manufacturers in developing countries.
- Public-private partnerships are accelerating the availability of new vaccines.
- Systems have been put in place to ensure the safety, effectiveness, and quality of all vaccines.