December 11, 2013 |Project Tycho® Study Featured on WESA 90.5 FM

Dr. Van Panhuis on NPRProject Tycho® investigators explained in Paul Guggenheimer's Essential Pittsburgh on Pittsburgh's NPR News Station – WESA 90.5 FM – how they collected and digitized 125 years of US contagious disease data. Dean Donald Burke explained that the data have always been available but not in a format that could be used in scientific analysis to support policy making. Dr. Wilbert van Panhuis explained how these newly digitized data revealed that 100 million cases of seven severe childhood diseases have been prevented by vaccines in the United States since 1924.

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