#Preventable diseases

  • Article: Instagram Takes Further Steps to Ban Anti-Vaxxer Content and Vaccine Misinformation

    Instagram Takes Further Steps to Ban Anti-Vaxxer Content and Vaccine Misinformation

    By Sushmita Roy  and  Pia Gralki|May 13, 2019

    The spread of misinformation on social media has contributed to a global measles outbreak. Read more

  • Article: Child Deaths from Preventable Causes Have Been Cut in Half Since 2000

    Child Deaths from Preventable Causes Have Been Cut in Half Since 2000

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 18, 2018

    Six million children worldwide died last year from preventable diseases and other complications. Read more

  • Article: We Eradicated Smallpox. Why Do Other Preventable Diseases Persist?
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    We Eradicated Smallpox. Why Do Other Preventable Diseases Persist?

    By Sneha Tatapudy|March 26, 2018

    Smallpox is the only disease that has been eradicated worldwide. Read more

  • Article: The Reach Act Could Save Millions of Women and Children
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    The Reach Act Could Save Millions of Women and Children

    By Sasha Jenkins|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Oct. 18, 2017

    Four Members of Congress have introduced the Reach Act in the House. Read more