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Slideshow: Vaccination in South Africa

Written by Health-e News

Stock-outs and poor vaccine storage stand between life-saving immunizations and South African children. Take a look as Health-e explores the issue from Pretoria to the Eastern Cape.

Health-e’s national investigation into vaccines was made possible by a grant from the African Story Challenge initiative

As part of a national investigation, Health-e and our team of citizen journalists monitored clinics and spoke with mothers and health care workers across three provinces about vaccinations.

We uncovered vaccine stock-outs and storage problems were just some of the hurdles between babies and life-saving vaccines.

Take a look at the issues and the stories in this short photo slideshow: Shots in the Dark Healthe Slideshow

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