Syrian children, including this one-year-old, are dying from starvation and the regime is barring food and medicine from entering the country. (Source: YouTube/CNN)
The U.N. World Food Program has limited access to the outskirts of Damascus. (Source: YouTube/CNN)
Doctors at one hospital say that of 43 people who have died from starvation, 22 were children. (Source: YouTube/CNN)
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