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Almost half of all children with cancer are not diagnosed or treated: Study

According to a study published in the Lancet Oncology journal, nearly half of all children with cancer worldwide are not diagnosed or treated, the Guardian reported. The study indicates that the children’s location has an effect: an estimated 57% of childhood cancer cases were missed in western Africa; this figure was 49% in South Asia,…

Brazil saw a record number of homicides in 2017

New data shows that 63,880 people were killed in Brazil in 2017, a new record, and a 3% rise compared to 2016, the Guardian recently reported. The independent Brazilian Public Security Forum released data indicating that, on average, 14 people were killed by police officers daily, a figure that is 20% higher than 2016. Homicides…

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