A no-brainer: How to transition from polio eradication to measles eradication

How can polio infrastructure be harnessed for measles eradication? In this guest commentary, Dr. Steve Cochi, senior adviser, Global Immunization Division, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, explains why transitioning from polio eradication to measles eradication is both an opportunity and an obligation.

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About the author

  • Steve Cochi

    Dr. Stephen L. Cochi is the senior adviser to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Global Immunization Division. He has spent 33 years at CDC working in the field of immunization and from 1985 to present, he served in various roles at CDC where he led and managed the U.S. immunization program and its international activities.