A mobile fridge that could save millions of lives across the world

A 22-year-old British student has invented a mobile fridge that could save millions of lives across the world.

Will Broadway’s “Isobar” has been designed to keep vaccines at the ideal temperature while in transit in developing countries. And Will doesn’t plan to make money from his creation.

His focus is to get it to people who need it, which is why he won’t be trying to get a patent.

Current methods of transporting vaccines can result in the vaccines freezing before reaching their destination in countries where poverty and conflict are major obstacles.

The device maintains a steady two to eight degrees for 30 days. It works by heating ammonia and water to create ammonia vapours, which are then released into its main chamber when cooling is needed.

BBC Newsbeat

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