According to a new study, 11 million children under the age of five are suffering from pneumonia in 2030.
More than 880,000 children – mostly under two years – only died of pneumonia in 2016.
According to a survey conducted by researchers from the US, Baltimore and Johns Hopkins University Redd Barna charities, more than 10.8 million children under the age of five die from disease over the next twelve years, based on estimates based on current trends.
In the developed countries, which are generally affected by the disease, only the elderly population. In underdeveloped countries, most children are affected. According to the survey, among the countries to be affected, Nigeria and India are located where 1.7 million children will die from the disease. The study also estimates that 700,000 children in Pakistan and 635,000 people will die in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Researchers concluded that 4.1 million children could be rescued if the vaccination program accelerated and more people reached antibiotics.
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