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Epidemiology, Aetiology and Management of Childhood Acute Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Developing Countries--A Review

This article, published in the African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, provides an overview of the causes of clinical pneumonia in developing countries, available vaccines for fighting pneumonia, and efforts underway and planned to expand access to health resources in these settings. ABSTRACT ONLY: (Learn how users in developing countries can gain free access to journal articles.)

Author: Falade AG, Ayede AI

Published: 2011

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Citation: Falade AG, Ayede AI. Epidemiology, Aetiology and Management of Childhood Acute Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Developing Countries--A Review. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences. 2011;40(4):293-308.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), Pneumococcus, Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

Topics: Disease burden and surveillance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Africa, Global