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Includes facts about how to prevent and treat pneumonia. The most serious cases of pneumonia usually require antibiotics, which cost less than $1 per dose. Read more....

Includes statistics about deaths caused by pneumonia, which claims more than 1.5 million children every year — or one child every 20 seconds. Read more....

Includes information about what causes pneumonia, who is most at-risk, and methods of diagnosing and preventing it. Read more...

By Sam Nkurunziza for United for Children - September 27, 2010 It has been a little over a year since Rwanda introduced a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine known as PCV7. The vaccine protects children against one of the most common causes of pneumonia – with encouraging results. In...

By the Baltimore Sun - July 21, 2010 This week, Baltimore is privileged to host an international conference sponsored by the preeminent global immunization advocacy organization, the GAVI Alliance. Launched in 2000 at the star-studded gathering of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the GAVI...

By the Baltimore Sun - July 21, 2010 Maryland's infant mortality rate dropped to its lowest point in 2009, according to preliminary statistics, but state public health officials say there is still need for improvement. "We are so pleased this is showing positive progress," said Frances Phillips,...

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