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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: What You Don't Know About These Worms That Can Infect Your Body Through Contaminated Soil
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    What You Don't Know About These Worms That Can Infect Your Body Through Contaminated Soil

    By Diana Duong|Sept. 21, 2018|Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases

    Soil-transmitted helminths are transmitted through contaminated soil. Read more

  2. Article: Australia to Give $10 Million to Papua New Guinea to Combat Infectious Diseases
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    Australia to Give $10 Million to Papua New Guinea to Combat Infectious Diseases

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 21, 2018

    In July, Papua New Guinea experienced its first outbreak of vaccine-derived polio in 18 years. Read more

  3. Article: Indigenous Children Are Far More Likely to Die Before Age 5 Than Other Indian Children
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    Indigenous Children Are Far More Likely to Die Before Age 5 Than Other Indian Children

    Sept. 20, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Children from India's indigenous communities also suffer from malnutrition at higher rates. Read more

  4. Article: The Next Infectious Disease Outbreak Could Kill More Than 300 Million People Worldwide
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    The Next Infectious Disease Outbreak Could Kill More Than 300 Million People Worldwide

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 20, 2018

    Is averting the next major disease outbreak within our reach? Read more

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