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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

On Thursday, April 2, experts will share new evidence to be published in The Lancet and The Lancet Global Health with the potential to save thousands of newborn lives with low cost, effective and commonly available antibiotics. Almost a quarter of the three million neonatal deaths annually are the result of severe infections like sepsis - a fast progressing life-threatening illness in newborns that requires rapid treatment. Newborn sepsis can be difficult for families and even clinicians to recognize in newborns, who rapidly decline without timely and appropriate treatment.

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