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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. ...

Pneumonia is the world’s leading infectious killer of children, claiming the lives of more than 800,000 children under the age of five every year. It is a shocking demonstration of health inequities disproportionately affecting the most deprived and marginalised children in low- and middle-income countries....