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    A big cause for health concern

    Arifun Nahar gave birth to her 3rd child on December 16 at a private hospital in Dhaka but her baby boy fell sick soon after and eventually died 28 days after birth. The cause of his sudden death was an otherwise harmless bacterium -- Klebsiella pneumoniae -- that turned deadly, possibly in hospital, by being resistant to 15 types of antibiotics.

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