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Learn from virologist Paul Duprex how vaccines in developing countries in places like Africa and southeast Asia actually make you safer, and how modern medicine could some day completely eliminate the measles. Duprex is the director of the Center for Vaccine Research at the University of Pittsburgh and a professor of microbiology and cellular genetics.
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Additional resources from Paul Duprex and the Center for Vaccine Research at the University of Pittsburgh:
- University of Pittsburgh Center for Vaccine Research — http://cvr.pitt.edu/
- Paul Duprex on Twitter — https://twitter.com/10queues
- @PittCVR on Twitter — https://twitter.com/PittCVR
- Measles: Why it’s so deadly, and why vaccination is so vital | The Washington Post — https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/measles-why-its-so-deadly-and-why-vaccination-is-so-vital/2019/02/15/a452e5c4-2fd0-11e9-8ad3-9a5b113ecd3c_story.html
- Research from Paul Duprex — https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=duprex+wp%5Bauthor%5D
- Pitt Announces New Director of the Center for Vaccine Research — https://www.upmc.com/media/news/duprex-announcement
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