Vaccines save 2.5 million children annually, with 1.5 million to go

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Immunizations prevent 2 million to 3 million deaths around the world each year, according to UNICEF. However, due to lack of funding, misinformation, and war and violence, many still do not receive vaccines for preventable, fatal childhood diseases. In light of this year’s World Immunization Week 2016, UNICEF, the WHO and other civil society organizations

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Vaccines save 2.5 million children annually, with 1.5 million to go