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HIV/AIDS

09 February 2011

HIV free babies face other death risks

Babies lucky enough not to get HIV from their infected mothers still face up to a four times greater risk of dying in the first year.

Babies lucky enough not to get HIV from their infected mothers still face up to a four times greater risk of dying in the first year because of a greater susceptibility to infectious disease, said a study.

Four times the mortality rate

 

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