4 million neonatal deaths: When? Where? Why?

@article{Lawn20054MN,
  title={4 million neonatal deaths: When? Where? Why?},
  author={Joy E. Lawn and Simon Cousens and Jelka Zupan},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2005},
  volume={365},
  pages={891-900}
}
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