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World: COVID-19 could reverse decades of progress toward eliminating preventable child deaths, agencies warn
Countries: Afghanistan, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Cameroon, Central African Republic, Libya, Madagascar, Pakistan, Sudan, World, Yemen
Sources: World Bank, World Health Organization, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, UN Children’s Fund

With the number of under-five deaths at an all-time recorded low in 2019, disruptions in child and maternal health services due to COVID-19 pandemic are putting millions of additional lives at stake.