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Caption: A cheap and simple way of making vaccines stable -- even at tropical temperatures -- has been proven to work by scientists at Oxford University. The British technology, developed by specialist manufacturer Nova Bio-Pharma Technologies, removes the need for fridges, freezers and associated health infrastructure. It has the potential to revolutionize vaccination efforts -- particularly in the developing world where infectious diseases kill millions of people every year.
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