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[Correspondence] Deaths of children and women in Gaza hostilities

In their paper on maternal and child health in Israel, Lisa Rubin and colleagues (June 24, 2017, p 2514)1 observed that “Israeli children, from both Arab and Jewish backgrounds, and Palestinian children are unusually at-risk because of their exposure to violence from intermittent armed hostilities, including indiscriminate rocket fire and terror attacks”. However, they provided no data to illustrate these tragedies.