Faecal contamination of the environment and child health: a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis

Oct 05, 2020

The analysis of nearly 90 000 individual participant data points from 20 studies across a range of low-income and middle-income settings provides evidence of an association between contaminated drinking water and both diarrhoea and impaired linear growth in children. It also implicates contaminated children's hands in diarrhoea and fomites in linear growth. The Lancet Planetary Health


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