The total number of children that die of preventable causes worldwide continues to decline, says the United Nations children’s agency, but such progress disguises a still-massive and intolerable death toll. At the current pace of progress, UNICEF has estimated, some 70 million children will die before turning 5 years old by 2030 from easily preventable causes.
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The world has ‘failed millions of children,’ UNICEF says
Despite massive gains in improving child well-being and reducing deaths over the past 20 years, there are millions still left…