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Bolivian Childhood Death Rate

Bolivia has the highest infant mortality in South America, far worse than its neighbors. NPR's Joe Palca explores the reasons for this depressing statistic, and also looks into what both governmental and non-governmental organizations are doing to address the problem.

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