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Healthy people are able to live fuller, happier lives. They are able to pull themselves out of extreme poverty. For pregnant mothers, newborns and children a healthy life requires vaccines and access to healthcare. Everyone must be healthy to end poverty.

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  1. Article: North Carolina School in Anti-Vaxxer Stronghold Sees Chickenpox Outbreak
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    North Carolina School in Anti-Vaxxer Stronghold Sees Chickenpox Outbreak

    By Sophie Maes|Nov. 20, 2018

    Thirty-six students have contracted the chickenpox. Read more

  2. Article: Progress Against Malaria Has Stalled — But the UN Has a Plan
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    Progress Against Malaria Has Stalled — But the UN Has a Plan

    By Sophie Maes|Nov. 20, 2018

    Approximately 70% of malaria cases are concentrated in 11 countries. Read more

  3. Feature: Here's What Pregnancy Looks Like Around Sub-Saharan Africa
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    Here's What Pregnancy Looks Like Around Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Olivia Kestin|Nov. 20, 2018

    About 830 women die from pregnancy- or childbirth-related complications every day. Read more

  4. Article: Deadly Air Pollution Shortens Lives by Nearly 2 Years: Report
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    Deadly Air Pollution Shortens Lives by Nearly 2 Years: Report

    Nov. 20, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Air pollution is cutting global life expectancy by an average of 1.8 years per person Read more

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