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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: Charlize Theron Has a Plan for Ending AIDS in South Africa, and It Starts With Girls’ Empowerment
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    Charlize Theron Has a Plan for Ending AIDS in South Africa, and It Starts With Girls’ Empowerment

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 18, 2017

    Theron is fighting for an AIDS-free South Africa, and her campaign starts with youth empowerment. Read more

  2. Article: This Technology Could Prevent Mosquito-Borne Pathogens
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    This Technology Could Prevent Mosquito-Borne Pathogens

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 16, 2017

    “Gene drive” could be the answer to mosquito-borne diseases — or the next biological nightmare. Read more

  3. Article: Zimbabwe Nurse Wins International Award For Her Tuberculosis Research
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    Zimbabwe Nurse Wins International Award For Her Tuberculosis Research

    By Madison Feser|Aug. 15, 2017

    Her work will save the lives of countless HIV patients diagnosed with TB. Read more

  4. Article: In a Major Breakthrough, Scientists Can Create Polio Vaccines in Plants
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    In a Major Breakthrough, Scientists Can Create Polio Vaccines in Plants

    By Madison Feser|Aug. 15, 2017

    The new vaccine will be a major game-changer in polio eradication. Read more

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