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The challenge of the COVID-19 vaccines cold chain in Africa

A large proportion of African countries do not have the necessary infrastructure for the storage of vaccines at low temperatures. Solar cooling can be a solution in rural areas. 

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced that the UN-led joint COVAX initiative has started shipping about 90 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa starting in February 2021. As production capacity increases and more vaccines become available, the COVAX program aims to vaccin...

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