03 May Vaccine Superheroes to the Rescue!
Erin Hohlfelder, ONE Blog
More than 8 million children around the world die each year before their 5th birthday. Two of the biggest killers are pneumonia and diarrhoea — which kill more than AIDS, TB and malaria combined! Here’s the illustrated story of two villains (pneumonia and diarrhoea), two superheroes (vaccines), and why we need your help!
For years, pneumonia and diarrhoea ran rampant across the developing world — Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, and South East Asia — killing children and making it difficult for families and communities to stay healthy and prosperous.