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William H. Foege
Born (1936-03-12) March 12, 1936 (age 80)
Decorah, Iowa
Residence United States
Nationality American
Alma mater Pacific Lutheran University (BA)
University of Washington (MD)
Harvard School of Public Health (MPH)
Occupation Physician
Epidemiologist
Employer Centers for Disease Control
Spouse(s) Paula Foege

Nobody ever thanks you for saving them from the disease they didn’t know they were going to get.
William Foege
Science is beginning to catch up with global health problems.
People are beginning to understand there is nothing in the world so remote that it can’t impact you as a person. It’s not just diseases. Economists are now beginning to say if we are going to have good markets in Africa, we’re going to have to have healthy people in Africa.
William Foege
Vaccines are the tugboats of preventive health.