COVID-19 Pandemic Fueling Rise in Child Hunger: Malnutrition, Wasting Risks Rise Among Youth Around World

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American Public Health Association

This article focuses on how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated child hunger and malnutrition throughout the world, which in turn translates to higher vulnerability towards COVID-19, wasting and stunted growth, infectious diseases, and premature deaths. It also provides recommendations for effective short-term and long-term interventions to improve access to sufficient, nutritious food for pregnant women and children.

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Published on 10/22/2021

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