A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
An anonymous donor gave John Hopkins University Medical Centers $100 million to establish an institute for developing better treatments and a vaccine for malaria, a disease that kills more than a million people each year. A panel explains what’s behind this initiative and the problems the researchers will face.
- Regina Rabinovich Gates Foundation
- Don Roberts professor of tropical public health at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
- Diane Griffin chair of microbiology and immunology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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