5 Causes Account for Nearly Half of Child and Teen Deaths

This Domestic God thinks we should find ways to save all the children of the world.

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Five causes of death account for nearly half of all deaths in children and adolescents worldwide, a new report finds.

Globally, there were 7.7 million deaths among children and adolescents in 2013, according to the report.  The vast majority of these deaths — 6.3 million — were in children under age 5. There were about 480,000 deaths among children ages 5 to 9, and 970,000 in children ages 10 to 19.

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