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Acute Respiratory Infections: The Forgotten Pandemic

Published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, this article discusses the large role pneumonia plays in the deaths of children in the developing world and the need to address these deaths through the use of prevention and treatment options, including drugs and vaccines against pneumococcal disease.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 1998

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Citation: World Health Organization. Acute Respiratory Infections: The Forgotten Pandemic. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 1998;76(1):101-103.

Resource types: Peer-reviewed journal

Diseases/vaccines: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), Pneumococcus

Topics: Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global