Most Dangerous Childhood Diseases

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Written by Keren Mikva

 

Children are some of the most vulnerable to disease in the world, and a shockingly high number of childhood deaths are easily preventable with the proper vaccines and healthcare. But where these are not available, or parents are not educated about their children’s needs, tragically high number of childhood deaths are reported each year. The following are some of the most dangerous and fatal childhood diseases, though some are more prevalent than others due to medical advancements.

Sources: WHO.int, JHSPH.edu, CDC.gov

Additional resources: ACLS Training Center