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Mozambique Rolls Out Cervical Cancer Vaccines for School Girls

Mozambique has one of the world’s highest rates of cervical cancer, a disease that kills 4,000 women there every year. A new plan to vaccinate 10-year-old girls could turn the tide in the fight against a devastating illness that is widening an already gapping gender divide in some of the globe’s poorest countries. Cecilia Arnaldo shifts her weight from foot to foot as she joins scores of other women waiting to be seen by nurses at a clinic in Boane. The 34-year-old mother of five,...

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