Milestones: U.S. Army vs. Infectious Disease

From malaria to Zika, the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research has been developing vaccines for more than 120 years. This video shows key Army milestones in vaccine development.

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Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR)

On the cutting edge of infectious disease research for more than 100 years

1901

Maj. Walter Reed proves mosquitoes spread typhoid

ADD A FEW OTHER NOTABLE HISTORICAL MOMENTS BETWEEN 1901 AND 2007. THREE SPREAD OUT OVER THE DECADES SHOULD BE PLENTY GIVEN THE TIME WE HAVE.

2007

FDA approves portable malaria test

2009

RV-144 vaccine shows partial effectiveness against HIV/AIDS

2014

Ebola vaccine tested in humans

2016

Investigational Zika vaccine developed in just 6 months

2017 and beyond

You can help write the future of global health and U.S. Army Medicine.

In the lab

In the field

In the examination room

Work to protect U.S. Soldiers

And protect us all from the infectious disease.