How do you help malnourished children and assure that they won't go hungry again after you leave? —Melissa Hendricks
Patients may become malnourished from being unable to take food by mouth … —Laura Landro
Examples of malnourished in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAcross the flood zone, the number of people who are critically malnourished has increased dramatically over the last few years, according to data used by WFP.—Chico Harlan, Washington Post, 2 Nov. 2023 Hodeida, Yemen There are never enough hospital beds for all the malnourished children across this poor and parched province.—Kareem Fahim, Washington Post, 12 Oct. 2023 The zoo allegedly housed animals in small enclosures and failed to properly feed and clean them, leaving them malnourished and hobbled by various injuries and behavioral tics.—Daniel Wu, Washington Post, 28 Aug. 2023 The arrest came after her malnourished son escaped out a window and ran to a nearby house for help, authorities said.—The Salt Lake Tribune, 1 Sep. 2023 One of Franke’s other children was found in similar malnourished condition at Hildebrandt’s home.—Angela Yang, NBC News, 14 Sep. 2023 Franke and her business partner, Jodi Hildebrandt, were arrested last week after Franke's malnourished son ran to a neighbor's house asking for help, authorities said.—Caitlin O'Kane, CBS News, 6 Sep. 2023 Empty plates and malnourished minds have no place anywhere–and especially in the workplace.—Dilip Rao, Fortune, 4 Aug. 2023 Both Franke and her business partner, Jodi Hildebrandt, were arrested after Franke's malnourished son ran to a neighbor's house asking for food and water, authorities said.—Caitlin O'Kane, CBS News, 8 Sep. 2023 See More
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