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By Julie M. Aurelio Philippine Daily Inquirer-October 29, 2009 "Health professionals on Wednesday called on government to offer free anti-pneumonia vaccines to children to pull the country out of the list of the top 10 countries with the highest child pneumonia cases. “If only we can include this...

Posted by Loulith Galenzoga Zikkir- October 21,2009 "A study published in The Cochrane Review this month concludes that pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV), already known to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) and x-ray defined pneumonia, was also effective against child deaths...

By Paul Chinnock TropIKA.net-October 20, 2009 "Experts have concluded that the impact of two infectious diseases on poor communities is greater than previously estimated. Worldwide, it has now been estimated that Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) – the pathogens responsible for most child...

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