18 May Almost Half of Deaths in Kids Under 5 Occur in 5 Countries
Posted at 20:51h in News
by Business Week- May 11, 2010
Two-thirds of cases due to infectious diseases, researchers report
(HealthDay News) — Infectious diseases such as pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria and blood poisoning account for more than two-thirds of the 8.8 million annual deaths in kids under 5 years of age worldwide, a new report shows.