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Meningitis A Vaccine Breaks the Cold Chain Barrier

Banikoara, Benin is home to the world’s first controlled temperature chain (CTC ) campaign. MenAfriVac, a vaccine produced by Serum Institute of India through the Bill & Melinda Gates-funded Meningitis Vaccine Project, a partnership between WHO and PATH,
is the first vaccine to be prequalified by WHO for use at ambient temperatures of up to 40°C for up to four days

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