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Children living in countries that do not offer the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine are dangerously exposed to pneumonia, the biggest infectious killer in the world. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, pneumonia killed an estimated 2.6 million people each year. Post COVID-19 this number will rise exponentially. ...

The challenges in pneumonia diagnosis in low-resource settings have been well documented. The current method routinely used involves community health workers manually counting a child’s breath for one minute - the respiratory rate. This is often not done, or done poorly, frequently leading to misdiagnosis...

We all have a role to play in ending preventable child pneumonia deaths by 2030

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