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Stepped-up efforts needed to combat pneumonia; save nearly nine million children’s lives

New York/IBNS: Scaling up pneumonia-related interventions could save the lives of nearly nine million children during the course of the next decade, the United Nations Children’s Fund said on Wednesday.

Hospitals in Hong Kong report 21 Wuhan-related pneumonia cases: Authority

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Public hospitals in Hong Kong have identified 21 cases suspected to be related to the recent pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan in Central China, the city’s Hospital Authority said in a statement on Monday.

Pneumonia and diarrhoea, major cause of death in children under 5, reveals a new study on World Pneumonia Day

Kolkata, Nov 12 (IBNS):  Of all the killer diseases that cause loss of life in children globally, pneumonia is a major reason for death, claiming nearly one of every four deaths in children under the age of five in 2016 with India witnessing over 1.5 lakh mortality in the same year from the scourge.

Antimicrobial therapy can prevent sepsis in pneumonia patients: Study

London, Apr 17 (IBNS): Antimicrobial therapy targeting specific cells in the immune system could prevent sepsis and life-threatening disease in people suffering from pneumonia, new research led by Leicester scientists has shown.

This World Pneumonia Day, the Indian Academy of Pediatrics calls for “No More Pneumonia”

Kolkata, Nov 10 (IBNS): This year on World Pneumonia Day, November 12, experts from the Indian Academy of Pediatrics are stressing on the importance of preventing pneumonia, one of the leading causes of death amongst children under 5 years of age in the country.