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Coronavirus: Breastfeeding link to COVID-19 is negligible, says World Health Organization

August 4, 2020

Download logoThe appeal, during World Breastfeeding Week, comes as WHO warned that not using mother’s milk is linked to 820,000 child deaths a year, at a cost to the global economy of $300 billion.

“WHO has been very clear in its recommendations to say absolutely breastfeeding should continue,” said Dr. Laurence Grummer-Strawn, head of the World Health Organization’s Food and Nutrition Action in Health Systems unit. “We have nev

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Source : African Media Agency (AMA)

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