Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Almost 1 Million Children Die From Preventable Injuries

A new report from the World Health Organization finds nearly a million children worldwide die every year as a result of unintentional injuries. The biggest killer: traffic accidents, followed by drowning, fires and burns, falls, and poisoning. About 830,000 children under 18 die every year, and millions more children suffer preventable, disabling injuries. Read more.

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