COVID-19: 950 children in Nigeria could die every day – UNICEF

United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, has disclosed that over 950 Nigerian children under the age of five could die every day from preventable causes over the next six months. UNICEF said this could be as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic that has disrupted routine services and threatened to weaken the health system. UNICEF, in a statement explained that globally, 6,000 additional children under five could die every day. It said the estimate is based on an analysis by researchers from the John’s Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, newly published in the Lancet Global Health Journal. Henrietta Fore, UNICEF

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