The development of global vaccine stockpiles.

  title={The development of global vaccine stockpiles.},
  author={Catherine Y Yen and Terri B. Hyde and Alejandro J Costa and K. Fernandez and John S. Tam and St{\'e}phane Hugonnet and Anne M Huvos and Philippe Duclos and Vance J Dietz and Brenton T. Burkholder},
  journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases},
  volume={15 3},
Global vaccine stockpiles, in which vaccines are reserved for use when needed for emergencies or supply shortages, have effectively provided countries with the capacity for rapid response to emergency situations, such as outbreaks of yellow fever and meningococcal meningitis. The high cost and insufficient supply of many vaccines, including oral cholera vaccine and pandemic influenza vaccine, have prompted discussion on expansion of the use of vaccine stockpiles to address a wider range of… CONTINUE READING