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#148 – John B. Robbins

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Dr. John Robbins, Developer of a Meningitis Vaccine, Dies at 86 (NY Times).

Robbins was a recipient of the 1996 Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research, the Pasteur Award from the World Health Organization, and the Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal in 2001, which he received for playing a major role in the development of Hib conjugate vaccine that is now used throughout the world and has led to a dramatic decline in the number of infants and children suffering from meningitis and other systemic infections, such as osteomyelitis and pneumonia.1

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