Potency of vaccine at the time of administration to the beneficiaries is of utmost importance in preventing morbidity and mortality due to vaccine preventable diseases. Evolution of more and more vaccines against crippling and lethal diseases has made vaccination the most cost-effective and important strategy from control to eradication. Domestic refrigerators with horizontally opening vertical door is not recommended by WHO for keeping vaccines for certain reasons leading to excess“temperature excursions”.However, it appears that the storage code is not evolved enough to make the best use of the right equipment (ILR) recommended by the WHO. Since I had problems responding to some of the questions asked by the vaccine / cold chain handlers, I am sharing these questions with the cold chain specialists for addressing the same.
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