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Posted by Loulith Galenzoga Zikkir- October 21,2009 "A study published in The Cochrane Review this month concludes that pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV), already known to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) and x-ray defined pneumonia, was also effective against child deaths...

By Paul Chinnock TropIKA.net-October 20, 2009 "Experts have concluded that the impact of two infectious diseases on poor communities is greater than previously estimated. Worldwide, it has now been estimated that Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) – the pathogens responsible for most child...

By Cervantes Stayin' Alive Blog--October 7, 2009 "I have said more than once that the influenza "pandemic"* is the Shark Attack or Missing White Woman story of public health. Yeah, it is actually happening, but it isn't nearly as important and the stuff we don't talk about...

By Gethin Chamberlain in Delhi The Observer- Sunday 4 October 2009 "India's growing status as an economic superpower is masking a failure to stem a shocking rate of infant deaths among its poorest people.Nearly two million children under five die every year in India – one every...

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