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NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet: October 1, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, Sept. 24).
Date:9/23/2007

COVER: "Giving Globally: How to Heal The World" (p. 51). General Editor Mary Carmichael profiles four people who, 211 years after Edward Jenner immunized his first patient, are working to bring lifesaving vaccines to children around the world in developing countries, where immunization is still stuck in the 18th century. Working to wipe out the big global killers -- HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria, which together take 6 million lives each year -- is a doctor who's making it easier to do high-tech science in low-tech environments; a biologist who has spent 23 years failing to defeat HIV and trying, trying again; an engineer who thinks patients can ward off disease with a cheap inhalable powder, and a banker who has improved the health of poor people by getting rich people to invest in bonds.

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"Cool, Clear Water" (p. 71). Tokyo Bureau Chief Christian Caryl reports that while more than 1 billion people live without safe drinking water due to climate change, population growth and spreading deserts, new programs all over the world are rediscovering and proving the usefulness of "primitive" water systems such as the forgotten Chinese foot pumps, buried aqueducts and other ancient water-supply technologies. While the ancient systems may never entirely supplant modern, mechanized solutions, they also shouldn't be written off.

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"Give One, Get One" (p. 72). Senior Editor Steven Levy reports that the $100 (really $188) laptop -- a project to deliver millions of cheap computers to kids in developing countries -- is ready to change the world, if
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