Temperature sensitivity of vaccines

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2006
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This document incorporates detailed information on vaccine management related issues and especially concerns on exposure of freeze sensitive vaccines to freezing temperatures. Vaccine vial monitor information has also been expanded to explain how different categories apply to different types of vaccines. The document also discusses the future of the cold chain in reducing the dependency by exploiting the stability of each vaccine to the greatest possible extend. Detailed information is also included on the use of shake test along with provision of a learning guide as an annex.