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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: Gender Inequality Is Seriously Harming the Global Fight Against Tuberculosis
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    Gender Inequality Is Seriously Harming the Global Fight Against Tuberculosis

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 18, 2019

    TB is the world's most deadly infectious disease, causing more deaths than HIV per year. Read more

  2. Article: Largest Measles Outbreak in Madagascar's History Kills 1,200
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    Largest Measles Outbreak in Madagascar's History Kills 1,200

    By Lindsay Powers|April 16, 2019

    Only 58% population — of the minimum 90% required to prevent outbreak — have been immunized so far. Read more

  3. Article: 460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report
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    460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 16, 2019

    Some 50 girls aged between 10 and 19 die from AIDS-related causes every day. Read more

  4. Article: People Are Becoming Resistant to Antibiotics. Here's Why That's a Big, Global Problem.
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    People Are Becoming Resistant to Antibiotics. Here's Why That's a Big, Global Problem.

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 12, 2019

    From Kenya to Canada, the end result is the same. Read more

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