Cheap Drug Could Cut Maternal Deaths in Childbirth by a Third

May 12, 2017 11:28 PM
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Postpartum hemorrhaging is the leading cause of maternal deaths. An estimated 127,000 women bleed to death after giving birth. But there are hopeful signs that a widely available drug could save a third of those who hemorrhage after birth. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.