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Check out the Baltimore Sun op-ed by Orin Levine (Executive Director of PneumoADIP) and Michael Klag (Dean of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) endorsing a pilot advance market commitment for a pneumococcal vaccine. And for more information, see GAVI's new AMC fact sheet (.pdf).

Update: Leaders from the public and private sectors have also issued a letter (.pdf) urging President Bush to commit funding for an AMC.

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