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HEALTH: Vaccine targets world’s biggest child-killer | IRIN Global

NAIROBI, 14 February 2011 (IRIN) – An estimated 700,000 deaths could be averted by 2015 with the widespread use of a vaccine against pneumonia and other pneumococcal diseases that are the world’s biggest child-killer. More than half a million children younger than five die from pneumococcal disease every year, according to the UN World Health Organization (WHO). It accounts for ...

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