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eMediNexus, 06-08-2020
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Which of the following statements is False?
  •    In children older than six months of age, zinc supplementation may shorten the average duration of diarrhea by around half a day, particularly, those with malnutrition.
  •    In children younger than six months of age, zinc supplementation does not impact the number of children who still have diarrhea on day seven.
  •    Zinc supplementation does not have additional benefit over ORS in reducing mortality in children.
  •    Treatment of diarrhea with ORS reduces mortality due to dehydration, in children with diarrhea.