It Looked As Though Millions Of Babies Would Miss Out On A Lifesaving Vaccine …

A nurse administers the rotavirus vaccine, given during the first year of a baby

That was the fear last fall when Merck ended an agreement to supply its rotavirus vaccine at reduced price to West Africa. After NPR broke that story, the situation changed — for the good.

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