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It's really hard to see a child struggling to breathe. But there were several in the acute care ward I visited in Kenya. Pneumonia is such a terrible disease, but there is a new tool that can prevent many cases of it -- and prevent them rather easily.
Stopping meningitis epidemics makes good sense on many levels -- health, economic, and humanitarian among them. We need to approach this issue from a different angle: one of self-interest.