Just how likely are you to avoid diarrhea or the flu by regularly washing your hands? And how big a toll does diarrhea take among the very young?
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No evidence to back up claim
Daily average is probably higher
Report: Do Nigeria’s Yoruba people have the world’s highest twin birth rate? (And are yams to blame?)
Kenya’s freshly elected representatives are full of plans and promises. Nairobi governor Mike Sonko pledged to improve health standards, saying mothers and newborns have a higher chance of dying in childbirth in his county than a far flung rural one.
Figure relates to medical aid membership