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UN Warns of Child Deaths and Malnutrition in South Sudan

The United Nations says a famine in South Sudan likely will kill up to 50,000 children this year if more action is not immediately taken. UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund, says an additional quarter-million children will suffer severe acute malnutrition by the end of the year unless treatment is scaled up. It says the African nation has faced emergency levels of malnutrition since it gained independence from Sudan in 2011. Conditions have worsened since conflict broke out last...

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