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Identifying children and saving lives one thumbprint at a time

(Michigan State University) Every day 353,000 children are born around the world, a majority of them in developing countries where there is a lack of proper record keeping, resulting in a lack of proper health care. By the age of five, more than 5 million children per year lose their lives to vaccine-preventable diseases. How can these young lives be saved? By their thumbprint, says Michigan State University professor Anil Jain.
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