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News Outlets Continue To Report On WHO’s Global Estimates Of Foodborne Illnesses, Deaths

News outlets continue to highlight findings from the WHO’s first-ever global estimates of foodborne illnesses, which found nearly one-third of the 420,000 annual deaths from such infections occur among children.

Agence France-Presse: 420,000 die from tainted food annually, a third young children (12/3).

CIDRAP News: WHO says kids bear heavy foodborne illness burden (Schnirring, 12/3).

TIME: 30% of Foodborne Illness Deaths Happen In Children Under Age Five (Sifferlin, 12/3).

U.N. News Centre: Children under five account for one third of deaths from foodborne diseases — new U.N. report (12/3).

U.S. News & World Report: How Food Poisoning Affects Regions Around the World (Leonard, 12/3).

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