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Above Zero: Strategies to Prevent Vaccine Freezing

This four-minute animated video emphasizes the difficulty and importance of maintaining proper temperatures in the vaccine cold chain. The risk of exposing vaccines to freezing temperatures are now known to be significant. These risks can be reduced through health worker training, temperature monitoring, investing in new freeze-safe cold chain equipment, and in vaccine formulations that can withstand cooler temperatures.

Author: PATH, World Health Organization

Published: 2013

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(Located at www.youtube.com)

Resource types: Film/video, PATH resource

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Cold chain technologies, Vaccine stabilization, Supply chain and logistics systems

Regions: Global