[Correspondence] Chlorhexidine and newborn omphalitis and mortality – Authors’ reply

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Stephen Hodgins says that cord application of chlorhexidine protects infants against omphalitis equally after birth at home or in hospital, and that we were incorrect to say that it was not effective for infants born in hospital.

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[Correspondence] Chlorhexidine and newborn omphalitis and mortality – Authors’ reply