If I had to name one tool that saves more lives than any other in global health, it would be vaccines. Between 2011 and 2020, childhood vaccine programs will:
I find this news so encouraging. But 20 million is such a big number, it's hard to picture what it really means. What does 20 million really look like?
20M people follow Lady Gaga on Twitter. (But I’m catching up!)
20M live and work in Tokyo.
20M watch the National Dog Show every year.
No matter how you look at it, 20 million lives saved is amazing progress. And it’s a great reminder of why vaccines are such a phenomenal investment.