Solar vaccine fridge could save children

Monday, February 17, 2014

Solar fridges could play a vital role in helping aid workers get life-saving vaccines to people in remote parts of developing countries, researchers say.

Engineers have developed a prototype that could keep vaccines at the right temperature until needed.

It is feared thousands of children in Third World countries die from diseases preventable by vaccination.

Source: Herald Scotland (link opens in a new window)

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