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Pictured: Dr. Jan Holmgren with his daughter, Anna, before the 2017 Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award ceremony
Immunization is one of the most cost-effective ways to save lives – preventing over 2 million child deaths each year.
Originally posted by the Coalition against Typhoid.
Photo Credit: Mithila Jariwala
In 2014, 115,000 children died from Measles. That’s 13 children every hour, mostly under 5 years old, losing their lives to a vaccine-preventable disease.
Last year, the leaders of some of the wealthiest nations pledged help control and eliminate the most common neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) by 2020.