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Road traffic accidents in Bangladesh: A top public health issue?
Satyajit Kundu 1  
,   Md. Hasan Al Banna 2  
,   Abu Sayeed 3  
 
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Department of Biochemistry and Food Analysis, Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Patuakhali, Bangladesh
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Department of Food Microbiology, Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Patuakhali, Bangladesh
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Department of Post-Harvest Technology and Marketing, Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Patuakhali, Bangladesh
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR
Satyajit Kundu   

Department of Biochemistry and Food Analysis, Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Patuakhali, 8602, Bangladesh
Submission date: 2020-04-09
Final revision date: 2020-04-22
Acceptance date: 2020-04-22
Publication date: 2020-05-20
 
Popul. Med. 2020;2(May):11
 
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