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A new meningitis vaccine for Africa

Vials of MenAfriVac vaccine.
Serum Institute of India Ltd.

Financial support from the GAVI Alliance

The GAVI Alliance has disbursed US$ 29.5 million for the introduction of MenAfriVac in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, to cover vaccine purchases, planning, equipment, training and evaluation. A further US$ 55 million has been disbursed for stockpiling polysaccharide vaccines for reactive outbreak response in other countries of the meningitis belt.

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