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Vaccine in Africa Comes in from the Cold

From Simona Zipursky in Ferney-Voltaire, France. Several weeks ago, a quiet revolution began in Banikoara, in northern Benin, during a new campaign to stop the deadliest cause of much-feared meningitis epidemics in the region. On that day, vaccinators hopped on motorbikes, trucks and bicycles—bearing thousands of life-saving doses of vaccine out to rural villages in…