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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...

By Dr. Orin Levine, Executive Director of PneumoADIP at Johns Hopkins Universtiy Huffington Post- October 2, 2009 "What disease kills more children than any other? If you answered AIDS, TB or malaria, you’d be wrong, but in good company. Four years ago, when our team at...

Bacterial co-infections worsen the impact of the H1N1 virus, CDC warns By JoNel Aleccia MSNBC- September 30, 2009 "Many people who've died from swine flu also have been infected with pneumonia bacteria, underscoring the need for vaccination against that bug, too, federal health officials said Wednesday...

October 1, 2009 "In the past two weeks, more than 40 organizations from countries including Bangladesh, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, China, the DRC, India, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, the Philippines, Tanzania, Thailand, and Uganda have joined the Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia. This week,...

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