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Oct 2018

Report warns of rise in UK infant mortality rate

A child health report has claimed that the number of infant deaths in the UK will rise to twice the rate of other western countries if the current trend continues. The report stated that the infant mortality rate in England and Wales escalated in 2015 and 2016, and is now 30 per cent higher than…

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May 2017

Countess of Chester Hospital reports “higher than usual” infant mortality rate

The “greater number of baby deaths and collapses than normally expected” between June 2015 and July 2016 were reported by the hospital and “higher than usual” infant mortality rate to be investigated by the police. The investigation will focus on eight deaths. A further seven losses will also be reviewed, along with six non-fatal collapses…

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