20 Million children miss out on life-saving vaccines, U.N. warns

20 Million children miss out on life-saving vaccines, U.N. warns
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More than one in 10 children - or 20 million worldwide - missed out last year on vaccines against life-threatening diseases such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus, the World Health Organization and the UNICEF children’s fund said. In a report on global immunization coverage, the U.N. agencies found that vaccination levels are stagnating, notably in poor countries or areas of conflict.

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