Solar Fridges Cool Vaccines

How are the poorest countries supposed to store the millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses finally coming their way?
Just 28% of health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa have reliable power supplies.
Enter solar fridges, which don’t need batteries to power them and can stay cold for 3 days even when solar panels aren’t supplying power. UNICEF and Gavi are pushing the fridges as a potential game-changer for the vaccine effort in Africa.
One such fridge is already keeping vaccines cool in the Songo Health Clinic in Sierra Leone—where, with no electricity, the health staff sometimes delivers babies by flashlight.
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