I Wouldn't Have Guessed That This Illness Is The Leading Cause Of Death For Kids Around The World

It's incredible how far we've come. We now know how to treat so many illnesses and diseases that killed us in the past. In some places, however, the struggle continues.

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This infographic is part of a series produced by Unicef. They are designed to educate us on the first five years of life and the social and health issues that children face around the world. This is the third in the series. Thumbnail image of a map by Lokal_Profil via Wikimedia Commons.

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Alana Karsch

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