Monthly Archives: January 2015

Preterm birth is now the leading cause of death globally for children under age 5

For the first time in history, the complications of preterm birth outrank all other causes as the world’s number one killer of young children. This was the main finding of a paper we published in the Lancet in 2014 (https://colinmathers.com/2014/10/03/ending-preventable-child-deaths-by-2030/). … Continue reading

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