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.
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.
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.
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.
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.