Lifesaving Vaccines

“Vaccines remain the safest, most cost-effective protection against disease and will provide a powerful tool to address the COVID-19 pandemic”, as The World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership with both public and private sectors work toward a global goal.

Immunization saves millions of lives every year. An example is the development of a conjugate meningococcal vaccine for Africa. “The innovative and affordable vaccine was introduced in late 2010 and more than 300 million people living in the meningitis belt countries have since been vaccinated resulting in a dramatic decline, all but ridding these countries of this major cause of deadly epidemics.”

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