Breaking The Cold Chain: New Vaccine Doesn't Need Refrigeration
Published: Mar 23, 2017
As I start to write this story, a little girl somewhere has just died from diarrhea. In another minute, a little boy will die of diarrhea. And then, a minute later, a third child might die of diarrhea — but this third child might have lived, if they had access to a vaccine against rotavirus. The virus causes one third of all cases of diarrhea, the second largest cause of death across the world in infants and children.