Increased vaccination has allowed for a 75% reduction in the number of measles deaths worldwide
The increase in vaccinations has prevented an estimated 15.6 million deaths
The campaign has helped vaccinate more than 1 billion children
A grant from Astellas USA Foundation makes it possible for Special Olympics Illinois to provide more than 4,500 free screenings and assessments of vision, hearing, fitness, oral health and basic physical health for prospective and participating athletes with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competitions in a variety of Olympics-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.