The Shot@Life campaign of the United Nations Foundation, in conjunction with World Immunization Week, began its appeal today to U.S. parents to donate money toward providing greater access to child vaccines against polio, measles, rotavirus and pneumonia in developing countries. "Vaccines currently help save 2.5 million children from preventable diseases every year. One in five children still lack access to the life-saving immunizations that help keep children healthy, mainly do to funding gaps," writes Katherine Stone at Babble. Read more from Real Simple.
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