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What’s killing our children, and what can legislators do about it?

By Jennifer Fernandez In North Carolina, 1,360 children died from illness, accidents, homicide or suicide in 2021. That equates to about 76 classrooms of children, said epidemiologist Kathleen Jones-Vessey with the N.C. Division of Public Health during a briefing Monday afternoon on the new data. The overall death rate of children ages birth to age […]