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Charity airs moral outrage over Aleppo child deaths

Charity airs moral outrage over Aleppo child deaths

Save the Children has hit out at the moral outrage of the mounting deaths and suffering of children in the battleground Syrian city of Aleppo, in a statement released Wednesday. The charity said medics across northwest Syria were looking to fortify hospitals after a wave of attacks in rebel-held east Aleppo left facilities struggling to […]

November 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
UN asks Saudis to do more to prevent child deaths in Yemen

UN asks Saudis to do more to prevent child deaths in Yemen

Aug  02, – Ban reported to the Security Council on his controversial decision to temporarily remove the coalition from the UN list of shame pending a review, triggering an outcry from rights groups. The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen must do more to address “very serious concerns” about the killing of children, UN Secretary-General Ban […]

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Severe Flu Season Causes Big Rise in Child Deaths

Severe Flu Season Causes Big Rise in Child Deaths

June 14, – This past flu season started earlier, peaked earlier and led to more adult hospitalizations and child deaths than most flu seasons, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. The predominant strain of flu circulating in 2012-13 — H3N2 — made the illness deadlier for children, explained Lynnette Brammer, an epidemiologist with the CDC. “With […]

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