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Babies in Canada's north face alarming rates of respiratory infection, study shows

15:30 EDT 18 Oct 2016 | News-Medical.net

Infants in Canada's north are facing alarming rates of respiratory infection, but providing an antibody to all infants will prevent hundreds of hospitalizations of babies in the Arctic and save hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.

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