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Where Profits and Lives Hang in Balance

KANO, Nigeria -- First of six articles By the time word of the little girl's death reached the United States, her name had been replaced by numerals: No. 6587-0069. She was 10 years old and a scant 41 pounds. She lived in Nigeria, and in April 1996 she ached from meningitis. An epidemic raged and...

By Joe Stephens

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