New podcast Long Read – Two-component vaccines

In focus / 27 October 2020

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Listen in to the latest Drug Safety Matters podcast Long Read about how to prevent medication errors with two-component vaccines.


Medication errors with vaccines can harm individual patients, but when they also undermine trust in public health programmes, serious problems can ripple across entire communities – as the Samoan healthcare crisis of 2018 dramatically showed. The Institute for Safe Medication Practices offers straightforward advice that could prevent those errors from happening again.

This episode is part of the Drug Safety Matters podcast Long Reads series – the most topical stories from UMC’s pharmacovigilance magazine, brought to you in audio format. Find the original article here.

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