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A scientific breakthrough could pave the way for the development of vaccines against pneumonia, meningitis and septicaemia, researchers have said. The discovery by scientists in Leicester and Dublin changes understanding of how the body's immune system responds to infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. Read more....

Take a deep breath and hold it. Do you remember the last time you had a cough or shortness of breath? For millions of kids in the developing world, seemingly benign common cold symptoms can be a death sentence. A coalition of governments, nonprofit and community-based...

How often can you buy a glass of wine and save a life? At a hip San Francisco event space last Tuesday evening, a wine-loving crowd did just that. You too can you combine your sensorial and charitable instincts by participating in "Pneumonia's Last Syrah",...

Unfiltered knows that Richard Gere, who owns the Bedford Post Inn in New York's Hudson Valley, has more than a passing interest in good wine and food, so it was no surprise that the actor took an active role in the recent ARTWALK NY charity...

Little Naomi Mbuchi could easily have become one of the 5,000 children who die of pneumonia globally every day when she came down with the disease recently. But 18-month-old Naomi was lucky. She was admitted to the Kilifi District Hospital just in time for diagnosis...

Pneumonia, the respiratory infection that causes an inflammation of the lungs, snuffs out more children's lives than HIV/AIDS, measles, and malaria put together. The condition kills an estimated 1.8 million children every year, according to World Health Organisation. In India, the casualty is as high...

Efforts to treat and prevent pneumonia are falling short in the 15 countries responsible for three-quarters of the world's annual deaths from the disease, according to a "report card" issued by the US-based International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at Johns Hopkins University. Since the Global Alliance...

A Pneumonia Report Card released by the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) on behalf of the Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia reveals where urgent efforts are needed to reach target levels of coverage for the life-saving interventions that can prevent, protect against and treat...

"Superheroes, stars, politicians, health workers, development experts, children and thousands of concerned citizens around the world will on Friday 12 November mark World Pneumonia Day, highlighting the world's leading killer of children under five years old; the GAVI Alliance and the Global Coalition Against Child...

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

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