In Nigeria, Stillbirths And Newborn Deaths Increased During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Published in: Health Affairs, Volume 40, No. 11 (2021). doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2021.00659
Posted on RAND.org on November 03, 2021
COVID-19 increased the number of stillbirths and newborn deaths in Nigeria. The findings may indicate that the hard-won gains in child survival made during the past two decades are at risk of being reversed amid the ongoing pandemic.