Thursday , August 5 2021

Study: By 2030, 11 million children will die of pneumonia

According to one study, 11 million children under the age of five will die of pneumonia in 2030.

More than 880,000 children – mostly under two years – only died of pneumonia in 2016.

Based on estimates of today's trends, more than 10.8 million children will die from disease over the next twelve years over 10 years. The study was conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and Redd Barna charity in the USA.

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. According to the study, 700,000 children in Pakistan and 635,000 people will die in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The researchers also concluded that 4.1 million children could be rescued if the vaccination program accelerated and more people reached antibiotics.

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