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Pneumonia - The forgotten killer of children

Author: UNICEF / WHO
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Pneumonia. The forgotten killer of children.

Has facts about breastfeeding and pneumonia e.g.Infants under six months old who are not breastfed are at five times the risk of dying from pneumonia as infants who are exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life. Furthermore, infants 6 - 11 months old who are not breastfed are also at an increased risk of dying from pneumonia compared to those who are breastfed.

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UNICEF / WHO (2006). Pneumonia - The forgotten killer of children. www.ennonline.net/penumonia