A New Freeze-dried Polio Vaccine Could Help Finally Eradicate the Disease

Polio once paralyzed more than 350,000 people each year worldwide. Today, vaccines have dropped the number of reported cases to just 407 in 2013, according to the CDC. But the disease still lurks in developing countries because vaccine storage and transport requires refrigeration. Now, scientists find freeze-drying a polio vaccine keeps it stable for as … Continue reading A New Freeze-dried Polio Vaccine Could Help Finally Eradicate the Disease