04 Nov 4 lakh kids die of pneumonia every year in India
Posted at 00:45h in News
Ananya Panda, Tribune News Service, New Delhi, November 2
One child dies every minute in India due to pneumonia, with the global meter ticking faster at one in every 15 seconds. The respiratory infection, the leading cause behind deaths among children, claims two million infants each year out of which India accounts for 4,00,000 cases alone.