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India Leads World in Most First-Day Newborn Deaths i
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May 10, 2013 3:06 PM
A new report finds that India leads the world in the highest number of babies dying within the first 24 hours of their birth - more than 300,000 a year. VOA correspondent Aru Pande explores the causes of the high infant mortality rate from New Delhi.

India Leads World in Most First-Day Newborn Deaths

Published May 10, 2013

A new report finds that India leads the world in the highest number of babies dying within the first 24 hours of their birth - more than 300,000 a year. VOA correspondent Aru Pande explores the causes of the high infant mortality rate from New Delhi.


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