Fractioning doses of yellow fever vaccine can help save more lives

Jan 14, 2021

An MSF/Epicentre study has found giving one-fifth of a normal dose of yellow fever vaccine provides protection. The disease can be deadly and is incurable, claiming 300,000 lives each year; outbreaks in Africa are common. The study findings will allow for more people to be vaccinated – and lives saved – during sudden outbreaks of the disease. MSF


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