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Girls are treated for a suspected cholera infection at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen, on May 15. Hani Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Why A Man Is On An IV In His Car Outside A Hospital In Yemen

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A baby receives the rotavirus vaccine during a clinical trial in Niger. The new vaccine is the first designed specifically for children in sub-Saharan Africa. It doesn't require refrigeration and will be cheaper than ones currently available. Krishan Cheyenne/MSF hide caption

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Becoming a father made Dr. Namala Mkopi appreciate why parents worry so much. He's been a leading advocate for childhood vaccines in his native Tanzania. Ben de la Cruz/NPR hide caption

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Can You Protect Your Tummy From Traveler's Diarrhea?

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To Avoid Intestinal Distress While Traveling Overseas, Skip The Ceviche

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The Cryptsporidium parasite emerges from the oocyst ready to infect. Muthgapatti Kandasamy & Boris Striepen/Courtesy of University of Georgia hide caption

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Progress In The Fight Against A Parasite That Causes Diarrheal Disease

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Do you know what the deadliest disease is? Hint: It's not Ebola (viral particles seen here in a digitally colorized microscopic image, at top right, along with similar depictions of other contagious diseases) NPR Composite/CDC hide caption

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