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Risk of COVID-19 complications in Children affected by Wasting: A Joint Statement by the United Nations Children’s Fund and the Global Nutrition Cluster

Author: UNICEF, Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC)
Year: 2020
Resource type: Official

Joint statement from UNICEF and the GNC on the risk of COVID-19 complications for children with wasting – calls for countries to intensify efforts to prevent child wasting and sustain and adapt existing critical treatment services to be able to continue safely in the context of COVID-19.

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UNICEF, Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) (2020). Risk of COVID-19 complications in Children affected by Wasting: A Joint Statement by the United Nations Children’s Fund and the Global Nutrition Cluster. www.ennonline.net/jointstatementwastingandcovid19

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