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  • Article: Brazil's Infant Mortality Rate Rose for the First Time in Over 25 Years
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    Brazil's Infant Mortality Rate Rose for the First Time in Over 25 Years

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|July 18, 2018

    Health experts say the Zika virus outbreak and the economic crisis are to blame. Read more

  • Article: Comedian 'Humiliated' by UK Train Staff After She Was Forced to Leave Disability Space
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    Comedian 'Humiliated' by UK Train Staff After She Was Forced to Leave Disability Space

    By James Hitchings-Hales|July 18, 2018

    A staff member stopped the train and threatened to call the police. Read more

  • Article: Bill Gates Invests $30M for Affordable Early Alzheimer's Test
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    Bill Gates Invests $30M for Affordable Early Alzheimer's Test

    By Joanna Prisco|July 18, 2018

    There’s currently no way to identify the disease in its early stage. Read more

  • Article: More Children Were Vaccinated in 2017 Than Ever Before
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    More Children Were Vaccinated in 2017 Than Ever Before

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 17, 2018

    But almost 20 million infants did not receive full immunization in 2017. Read more

  • Article: How a Simple Radio Campaign Saved 3,000 Children in Africa
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    How a Simple Radio Campaign Saved 3,000 Children in Africa

    By Joanna Prisco|July 17, 2018

    A recent initiative increased the total number of diagnoses for malaria, pneumonia, and diarrhea. Read more

  • Article: Australian Scientists Just Eliminated 80% of Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes in 3 Towns
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    Australian Scientists Just Eliminated 80% of Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes in 3 Towns

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 11, 2018

    Aedes aegypti mosquitoes spread diseases like dengue fever and the Zika virus. Read more

  • Article: Australia Will Fine Parents Every Two Weeks if They Don't Vaccinate Their Children
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    Australia Will Fine Parents Every Two Weeks if They Don't Vaccinate Their Children

    By Madeleine Keck|July 9, 2018

    Parents will be forced to pay for their decision. Read more

  • Article: Italy Will No Longer Ask Parents for Proof That They Vaccinated Their Children
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    Italy Will No Longer Ask Parents for Proof That They Vaccinated Their Children

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 9, 2018

    This comes just months after the government announced it had reached an important vaccination goal. Read more