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  • Article: Why the Most Recent Ebola Outbreak in the Congo Is So Dangerous
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    Why the Most Recent Ebola Outbreak in the Congo Is So Dangerous

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 22, 2018

    Weekend attacks have stalled containment efforts. Read more

  • Video: This 'Disease of Poverty' Is on the Rise Across Major US Cities
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    This 'Disease of Poverty' Is on the Rise Across Major US Cities

    Oct. 22, 2018|Voice of America

    Public health officials say homelessness is making the problem worse. Read more

  • Article: World Polio Day Parliamentary Event Unites the Australian Parliament
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    World Polio Day Parliamentary Event Unites the Australian Parliament

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 21, 2018

    "We’ve come a long way already, and one last push will finish polio.” Read more

  • Article: Snail Fever: How Parasitic Worms Are Threatening Women Across Sub-Saharan Africa
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    Snail Fever: How Parasitic Worms Are Threatening Women Across Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Diana Duong|Oct. 19, 2018

    It is estimated that nearly 56 million women in sub-Saharan Africa suffer from FGS. Read more

  • Article: 3 Reasons Giving Birth in Sierra Leone Is Still So Difficult
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    3 Reasons Giving Birth in Sierra Leone Is Still So Difficult

    By Diana Duong|Oct. 19, 2018

    An estimated 1,165 mothers die for every 100,000 births in Sierra Leone. Read more

  • Article: These South African Clinics Just Offered Free HIV Tests to Help Spread Awareness
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    These South African Clinics Just Offered Free HIV Tests to Help Spread Awareness

    By Mbali Kgame|Oct. 19, 2018

    Global Citizen joined forces with Unjani Clinics to educate young people about sexual health. Read more

  • Article: This Organisation Makes Dreams Come True for Children With Life-Threatening Illnesses in South Africa
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    This Organisation Makes Dreams Come True for Children With Life-Threatening Illnesses in South Africa

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Oct. 19, 2018

    Thousands of children’s dreams have already become reality — and there’s a lot more to come. Read more

  • Video: Why We Still Don’t Have Effective Tools to Fight the Flu
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    Why We Still Don’t Have Effective Tools to Fight the Flu

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 15, 2018|Johnson & Johnson

    The flu is not always seen as a high-risk infection, but it can be serious and fatal. Read more