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Annual Reviews is a publisher of review articles in the sciences and social sciences. Its articles cover major topics in each subject area every few years, with other special topics appearing occasionally. For more information see their website. This partnership provides access to their Biomedical Life collection.

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{{cite journal|last1=Hotez|first1=Peter J.|last2=Bottazzi|first2=Maria Elena|last3=Strych|first3=Ulrich|title=New Vaccines for the World's Poorest People|journal=Annual Review of Medicine|date=20 February 2015|volume=67|issue=1|doi=10.1146/annurev-med-051214-024241}} {{subscription required|via=Annual Reviews}}
  • Hotez, Peter J.; Bottazzi, Maria Elena; Strych, Ulrich (20 February 2015). "New Vaccines for the World's Poorest People". Annual Review of Medicine. 67 (1). doi:10.1146/annurev-med-051214-024241.   – via Annual Reviews (subscription required)

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