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VACCINES: Funding will save lives, earn good will for U.S.

I was happy to see the article (TNT, 5-14) on retired South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s address to 15,000 people at the Tacoma Dome, urging us to “be the spark” in creating a better world. “It’s not that we have to be doing spectacular things,” he said.

We live in a global village, and as private citizens we can take proactive actions.
For instance, there are two new vaccines available now, one for pneumonia and one for diarrhea-causing rotavirus. Pneumonia and diarrhea are leading causes of death of young children in poor countries. Getting these two vaccines to 44

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