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Report: US Opposes Breastfeeding Resolution

A report in a prominent U.S. newspaper Sunday said the United States bullied and threatened nations in an effort to water down a World Health Assembly resolution supporting breastfeeding. The New York Times said the U.S. delegation at the assembly in Geneva this spring embraced “the interest of infant formula manufacturers” and “upended the deliberations.” The resolution had been expected to be approved “quickly and easily,” the newspaper said. Instead, the U.S. delegation “sought to...

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