Research on risk management strategies for polioviruses

Even though polio no longer causes widespread fear, please take a couple of minutes to learn more about polioviruses and why you should still care about them. In 2001, we launched a collaboration with the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with initial support from the CDC-Harvard Joint Initiative in Vaccine Economics (JIVE) to create useful analytical modeling tools to help decision makers consider the implications of the various global immunization and risk management choices after eradicating wild polioviruses. We thank many contributors for support of our polio modeling efforts. The research led to many presentations and peer-reviewed publications related to the following topics (publication dates, see overview for brief context):