Aborode, A. T., Ogunsola, S. O., & Adeyemo, A. O. A Crisis within a Crisis: COVID-19 and Hunger in African Children. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene,10.4269/ajtmh.20-1213. Advance online publication. November 2020. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-1213
Perspective piece explores the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has led to increases in food insecurities in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The authors also stress the importance of investing in maternal and child nutrition through pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood by protecting breastfeeding and preventing inappropriate marketing of infant formula during the pandemic.