Not deworming can cause malnutrition, intestinal perforation, death –Paediatricians

Paediatricians have urged parents to ensure regular deworming of their under-five children to avoid complications associated with worm infestations. They noted that not deworming children as specified by the World Health Organisation can lead to malnutrition, low blood count, intestinal perforation and death. According to the WHO, periodic deworming programmes with a single-tablet treatment can…

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