Misrecognition and Critical Consciousness — An 18-Month-Old Boy with Pneumonia and Chronic Malnutrition

By Héctor Carrasco, M.D., M.P.H., Luke Messac, M.D., Ph.D., and Seth M. Holmes, M.D., Ph.D.

The New England Journal of Medicine June 20, 2019


An 18-month-old boy in La Soledad, Mexico, presents with pneumonia, to which he was predisposed by malnutrition. When nutrition education and food-production efforts fail, a physician and a community collaborative work to elucidate the deeper roots of the problem.

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