Where and why are 10 million children dying every year?

@article{Black2003WhereAW,
  title={Where and why are 10 million children dying every year?},
  author={R. Black and S. Morris and J. Bryce},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2003},
  volume={361},
  pages={2226-2234}
}
More than 10 million children die each year, most from preventable causes and almost all in poor countries. Six countries account for 50% of worldwide deaths in children younger than 5 years, and 42 countries for 90%. The causes of death differ substantially from one country to another, highlighting the need to expand understanding of child health epidemiology at a country level rather than in geopolitical regions. Other key issues include the importance of undernutrition as an underlying cause… Expand
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