Maanvi Singh. The world loses about 3, adolescents each day. That adds up to 1. And with a bit more investment, the majority of those deaths can be prevented, according to a global study released on Tuesday by the World Health Organization. That's far fewer than the 16, babies and children under 5 who die each day. But the WHO report points out that while many programs around the world are dedicated to improving infant mortality, very few programs address for the needs of vulnerable tweens and teens.
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Death among children and adolescents: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
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Accidents unintentional injuries are, by far, the leading cause of death among children and teens. Some birth defects cannot be prevented. Other problems may be diagnosed during pregnancy. These conditions, when recognized, may be prevented or treated while the baby is still in the womb or right after birth.
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