Last quote by Marie-Paule Kieny
This is truly urgent. These bacteria are responsible for severe infections and high mortality rates mostly in hospitalized patients, transplant recipients, those receiving chemotherapy or patients in intensive care units. Antibiotic resistance is growing, and we are fast running out of treatment options. If we leave it to market forces alone, the new antibiotics we most urgently need are not going to be developed in time.
Feb 27 2017
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Marie-Paule Kieny is associated, including West Africa, Zaire, and vaccine. Most recently, Marie-Paule Kieny has been quoted saying: “While these compelling results come too late for those who lost their lives during West Africa's Ebola epidemic, they show that when the next Ebola outbreak hits, we will not be defenseless.” in the article Ebola Vaccine Works, Study Shows. An other article where Marie-Paule Kieny has been quoted is Final test results confirm Ebola vaccine highly effective.
Quotes by Marie-Paule Kieny
Dec 23 2016
While these compelling results come too late for those who lost their lives during West Africa's Ebola epidemic, they show that when the next Ebola outbreak hits, we will not be defenseless.
Dec 22 2016
I really believe that now we have a tool which would allow (us) to control a new outbreak of Ebola of the Zaire strain. It's the first vaccine for which efficacy has been shown.
Feb 12 2016
In spite of encouraging landscape, vaccines are at least 18 months away from large-scale [clinical] trials.
Feb 12 2016
It seems indeed that the link with Zika (and microcephaly) is becoming more and more probable, so I think that we need a few more weeks and a few more studies to have this straight.
Oct 01 2014
One is based on what is called chimpanzee adenovirus, which is a recombinant viral vector. This is developed by the company GSK. The other one is based on another virus which is called VSC ( Vesicular Stomatitis Virus which in the same family as rabies in cattle) and is being developed by a company in the US called Newlink.
Jul 14 2009
The countries themselves will have to take decisions that are the best adapted to their own national situations. But in terms of giving indicative consideration and guidance, a group of experts recommended first that healthcare workers should be immunised in all countries in order to maintain a functional health system as the virus evolves.
May 07 2009
Seasonal influenza is causing the death of between a quarter and half a million people a year. So this is a serious disease so we need also to protect these vulnerable people against this disease.
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