Macrolide and Nonmacrolide Resistance with Mass Azithromycin Distribution

Worldwide, 5.4 million children under 5 years of age died in 2017, with the highest childhood mortality occurring in sub-Saharan Africa. Mass distributions of oral azithromycin twice a year to children 1 to 59 months of age reduced childhood mortality by 18% over 2 years in Niger, which suggests…

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