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Breastfeeding for reducing the risk of pneumonia morbidity and mortality in children under two: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis

Laura M Lamberti1, Irena Zakarija-Grković2, Christa L Fischer Walker1*, Evropi Theodoratou3, Harish Nair34, Harry Campbell3 and Robert E Black1

  • * Corresponding author: Christa L Fischer Walker cfischer@jhsph.edu

  • † Equal contributors

Author Affiliations

1 Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA

2 Department of Family Medicine, University of Split School of Medicine, Split, Croatia

3 Centre of Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, UK

4 Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13(Suppl 3):S18  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-S3-S18

Published: 17 September 2013

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