1.35 million children’s lives saved by HiB and pneumococcal vaccines since 2000

Posted by on June 12, 2018 2:50 am
Categories: health

Childhood deaths from two leading bacterial causes of pneumonia and meningitis, pneumococcus and Hib, declined sharply during the period 2000 to 2015, especially as vaccines against these pathogens were introduced in high-burden countries, according to new estimates.

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