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April 1998, Volume 48, Issue 4


Childhood Tuberculosis

S.Q. Nizami

About eight million people developed tuberculosis iii 1990 and 2.6 to 2.9 million people died of it, mostly in Asia It is estimated that one third of the world’s population (1700 million) is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis1. The disease is not

Neonatal Tetanus - A Killer Disease that is Totally Preventable

Syed Shakil Ahrnad Rizvi

Tetanus in the neonatal period continues to be a major cause of mortality and morbidity in developing countries around the world. In some of these countries the incidence may reach as high as 8% of all live births and the disease may account for upto 30% of all neonatal deaths. St

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