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Nutrient supplements significantly reduce child deaths

19:00 EST 6 Nov 2019 | AAAS

(University of California - Davis) A new study led by researchers at the University of California, Davis, finds that child mortality significantly drops when children receive nutritional supplements rich in vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids. It found that supplements may decrease mortality among children 6-24 months old by as much as 27% in low- and middle-income countries.

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