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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: 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

  2. Article: Australians Are Staying Healthier For Longer, New Study Says
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    Australians Are Staying Healthier For Longer, New Study Says

    By Madeleine Keck|June 19, 2019

    Smoking and poor diet — however — continue to significantly impact life expectancy. Read more

  3. Article: A Rare Flesh-Eating Bacteria Is Spreading Because of Climate Change
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    A Rare Flesh-Eating Bacteria Is Spreading Because of Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|June 18, 2019

    The disease is often spread through eating raw oysters. Read more

  4. Article: New York Will No Longer Allow People to Skip Vaccines for Non-Medical Reasons
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    New York Will No Longer Allow People to Skip Vaccines for Non-Medical Reasons

    By Sushmita Roy|June 14, 2019

    “Here in New York, we protect vulnerable kids and our community.” Read more

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