State of the world's vaccines and immunization. Third edition
Key messages - Chapter 5
By the 2020s:
- child deaths from infectious diseases are expected to be at an all-time low;
- polio should be eradicated, and measles eliminated in all countries;
- today’s new vaccines against pneumococcal disease, rotavirus, meningococcal disease, and HPV are expected to have inspired new health and development goals;
- hopes remain high that new vaccines will be available to combat malaria, tuberculosis, AIDS, and other diseases.