Doctors say health crisis growing in Pakistan's remote northwest

By Reuters | Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:17 AM
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By Mehreen Zahra-Malik

ISLAMABAD, Feb 11 (Reuters) - By the time Tasneem Bibi brought her four-month-old baby to the clinic, the girl's lower body was blue with cold.

The family had walked two hours through snow-covered mountains along the Afghan border to reach a road, then paid almost $40 - nearly a month's income - for a lift to a clinic many miles away.

The baby was diagnosed with ...

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