Vaccines for a sustainable planet
The health of the planet is one objective of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Vaccines can affect not only human health but also planet health by reducing poverty, preserving microbial diversity, reducing antimicrobial resistance, and preventing an increase in pandemics that is fueled partly by climate change.
Pecetta, Simone, Arindam Nandi, Charlie Weller, Vanessa Harris, Helen Fletcher, Francesco Berlanda Scorza, Mariagrazia Pizza, David Salisbury, Richard Moxon, Steve Black, David E. Bloom, and Rino Rappuoli. 2023. "Vaccines for a sustainable planet," Science Translational Medicine 15(685).