Diarrhea claims the lives of almost 20,000 children under 5 in the Americas every year, most of these in Latin America,1 and scores more suffer severe episodes that require hospitalization. But these lives don’t have to be lost or jeopardized.
1 Black R, et al. Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality in 2008: a systematic analysis Lancet. 2010;375(9730):1969-1987.
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