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  • Article: Fighting Poverty and Inequality Are Crucial for Mental Health, UN Expert Says
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    Fighting Poverty and Inequality Are Crucial for Mental Health, UN Expert Says

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 25, 2019

    More emphasis must be placed on alleviating social and economic pressures to improve mental health. Read more

  • Article: Over 3 Million Children in Papua New Guinea Have Been Vaccinated Against Polio in the Last 10 Months
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    Over 3 Million Children in Papua New Guinea Have Been Vaccinated Against Polio in the Last 10 Months

    By Madeleine Keck|June 25, 2019

    The nation’s latest vaccination drive is currently underway. Read more

  • Article: Major Health Groups Call Climate Change a 'True Public Health Emergency'
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    Major Health Groups Call Climate Change a 'True Public Health Emergency'

    By Joe McCarthy|June 24, 2019

    “It’s harming our children’s health, our parents’ health, and people in the poorest communities.” Read more

  • Article: Elton John and President Macron Just Called on the World to Raise $14B to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria
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    Elton John and President Macron Just Called on the World to Raise $14B to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 24, 2019

    Macron presented the artist with the Légion d’honneur for his commitment to the fight against HIV. Read more

  • Article: Animals May Be Spreading Superbugs Around Developing Countries
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    Animals May Be Spreading Superbugs Around Developing Countries

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|June 21, 2019

    Superbugs kill 700,000 people per year — but that number could reach 10 million by 2050. Read more

  • Article: Japan Is Giving 1.3 Million Vaccines to Children in Developing Countries
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    Japan Is Giving 1.3 Million Vaccines to Children in Developing Countries

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 21, 2019

    Tokyo will commit about $4 billion for the vaccines and to tackle AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. Read more

  • Article: There Are Flies in English Hospitals That Are Becoming Resistant to Antibiotics
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    There Are Flies in English Hospitals That Are Becoming Resistant to Antibiotics

    June 21, 2019

    Over half of bacteria strains on the flies were resistant to antibiotics. Read more

  • Article: Violence in the Congo Displaces 300,000 People and Threatens Efforts to Contain Ebola
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    Violence in the Congo Displaces 300,000 People and Threatens Efforts to Contain Ebola

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 19, 2019

    Mass displacement due to ethnic conflict may contribute to the spread of Ebola outside of the Congo. Read more