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Research: Sub-Saharan Africa Has World's Highest Rates of Stillbirths

Medical researchers have found that nearly all of the estimated 2.6 million stillbirths across the world last year occurred in low- and medium-income countries.   In a series of articles published Monday in the medical journal The Lancet, the authors found that sub-Saharan Africa had the highest rates of stillbirths in the entire world, as well as the slowest rates of improvement. At that rate, according to the researchers, it will be more than 160 years before the average...

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