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Millions of people around the world die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. Image: REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Lucy Foster

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Deaths caused by diseases preventable through vaccination. Image: Our World in Data
Measles case distribution by month and WHO region. Image: WHO
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