The Fears of the Rich, The Needs of the Poor: My Years at the CDC
In its seventy years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has evolved from a malaria control program to an institution dedicated to improving health for all people across the world. The Fears of the Rich, The Needs of the Poor is a revealing account of the CDC’s development by its former director, public health luminary William H. Foege.
Dr. Foege tells the...more
But read it anyway. Read it for the measles stories alone: measles used to kill more than 3 million people a year. Since intensive vaccination programs, it's down to about 100,000, and public health opera ...more