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Virus Care Disruptions Raise Infant Death Risk in Poor Nations

Children run away from a fumigation machine used against coronavirus, in Borno State, Nigeria. 

Children run away from a fumigation machine used against coronavirus, in Borno State, Nigeria. 

Photographer: Audu Marte/AFP via Getty Images

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The Covid-19 pandemic has the potential to reverse years of progress in reducing maternal and child mortality worldwide by impairing access to medical care in poorer countries, a health financing group warned.