KNEWZ EXCLUSIVE: Babies Dying And Suffering Severe Malnutrition As Foreign Aid, Medical Supplies Dry Up

KNEWZ EXCLUSIVE: Babies Dying And Suffering Severe Malnutrition As Foreign Aid, Medical Supplies Dry Up

November 23, 2021 Off By
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By alang.consultant Kabul, Afghanistan (Knewz) – Wrapped in thin blankets, Nafisa struggles to open her fluttering eyes. She is only five months old but carries the air of an old woman – her pink skin cracked and stretched around her painfully gaunt frame. “She has lost her appetite. She lacks blood,” her young mother, Nafisa, tells me gently from beside her small cradle. “It has been six days here.” Doctor Ahmadullah examines her chart and pulls his shoulders back, putting on a brave face in a job that seems wincingly never-ending. “Nafisa has swelling, edema, her stomach is upset, and her mu…

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