Hunein Maassab




Age: 87


Summary: Syrian-born epidemiologist who for over nearly 50 years had developed the nasal-spray flu vaccine FluMist that was finally approved by the Federal Drug Administration in 2003 for children as young as 2 years.


Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: June 11, 1926


Died: February 1, 2014


Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina