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Beriberi had plagued humans for centuries. It was responsible for over 50% of infant deaths in the Philippines in the early 1900s. But since the discovery of its cause and treatment it has become a rarity, or has it?

Original publication

DOI

10.1080/20469047.2015.1109246

Type

Journal article

Journal

Paediatr Int Child Health

Publication Date

2015

Volume

35

Pages

283 - 284

Keywords

Beriberi, Infant, Infant mortality, Nutrition, Beriberi, Cambodia, Humans