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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: Metallica Donates $277,000 to Fight Pediatric Cancer in Romania
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    Metallica Donates $277,000 to Fight Pediatric Cancer in Romania

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 19, 2019

    The money will go toward the construction of the country’s first pediatric oncology hospital. Read more

  2. Article: Britain Just Officially Lost Its ‘Measles-Free’ Status
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    Britain Just Officially Lost Its ‘Measles-Free’ Status

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 19, 2019

    Less than three years after it was eliminated, the disease is back. Read more

  3. Article: Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC
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    Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC

    Aug. 16, 2019|Voice of America

    Nearly 2,470 children have been separated from parents undergoing treatment for the disease. Read more

  4. Article: Scientists Develop 'Groundbreaking' Cure for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
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    Scientists Develop 'Groundbreaking' Cure for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 16, 2019

    The drug may be on the market as soon as the end of this year, the TB Alliance says. Read more

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