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India avoids 1 million child deaths, reduces infectious disease mortality

India avoids 1 million child deaths, reduces infectious disease mortality
September 20, 2017

India has averted roughly a million deaths of children aged younger than 5 years since 2005 — a milestone reached partly through large reductions in deaths from infectious diseases, according to researchers.

Almost three times as many child deaths in India could have been prevented if national trends caught up with those in some individual states, they added.

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