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"One in five of the earth's people don't have access to safe drinking water"
The maps shows the distribution of two of the major infectious diseases common in developing countries and two of the main non-infectious diseases in developed countries. Each is responsible for causing considerable death and suffering. Malaria and cholera have their own unique causes whereas coronary heart disease and cancer are both linked to the lifestyles we lead in the developed world.
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