Vaccines Make Gradual Headway Against Child Pneumonia

Vaccines Make Gradual Headway Against Child Pneumonia

It had seemed her kids had the flu or a cold. But when it got worse, she took little Abigail to hospital. It was already too late; Abigail died in her mother’s arms.

But, he says, this is the year that pattern is really starting to change. Through the work of groups like the GAVI Alliance, a public-private partnership that strives to make vaccines and immunisations more available to people in poorer people countries, nearly all of the countries highlighted in the study, titled the Pneumonia Report Card, are expected to increase existing vaccine coverage in the next five years and introduce the vaccines they are lacking.

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