The recent history of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been one of civil war and corruption. The war claimed up to six million lives, either as a direct result of fighting, or because of disease and malnutrition.
In our first Sure Thoughts article, we make the case that responding to the next outbreak isn’t just about investing in innovations to develop vaccines. CEPI must ensure that an effective cold chain is in place to reach people safely and the programme is a success. Read on for our thoughts, with opinion from the inventor of Sure Chill Technology, Ian Tansley.