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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: Infectious 'Kissing Bug' Disease Could Be Cured in Just 2 Weeks With New Treatment
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    Infectious 'Kissing Bug' Disease Could Be Cured in Just 2 Weeks With New Treatment

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|March 15, 2019

    Chagas disease affects an estimated 6 to 7 million people around the world. Read more

  2. Article: Zimbabwe Doctors Are on Strike Over Severe Lack of Medical Supplies
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    Zimbabwe Doctors Are on Strike Over Severe Lack of Medical Supplies

    By Jerica Deck|March 15, 2019

    “I am just seeing patients, make a diagnosis and send them away to die.” Read more

  3. Article: New Zealand Offers Free Vaccines Amid the Worst Measles Outbreak in Years
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    New Zealand Offers Free Vaccines Amid the Worst Measles Outbreak in Years

    By Madeleine Keck|March 13, 2019

    Forty measles cases have been confirmed throughout New Zealand so far in 2019. Read more

  4. Article: Italy Bans Unvaccinated Kids From Going to School After Measles Outbreak
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    Italy Bans Unvaccinated Kids From Going to School After Measles Outbreak

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 12, 2019

    “Public health officials and parents share a desire to protect children." Read more

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