PARIS, (PR) .- Pneumonia will kill nearly 11 million under-fives in 2030, experts as quoted from the website warned www.rte.ie. Comic Stan Lee, who died at 95, is also believed to have died of pneumonia.
Day of pneumonia on the 12th of November; A global day with the aim of raising awareness of one of the largest infectious killers in the world. In developed countries, severe lung infections mainly affect the elderly. However, in developing countries children face the burden, with hundreds of thousands of people die each year due to diseases that are really easy to stop.
More than 880,000 children – especially less than two years old – only pneumonia died in 2016. A new analysis conducted by the Johns Hopkins group and the Save the Children support group predictions based on the current trend, that more than 10,800,000 young children will fall to the disease at the end of the next decade.
In addition, some countries are ready to get the highest burden, with 1.7 million children going to die in Nigeria and India, 700,000 in Pakistan and 635,000 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
But good news. The study found that increasing the current vaccine, along with cheap antibiotics and good nutrition for children could save a total of 4.1 million people.
Pneumonia, inflammatory inflammatory lung infection can be treated through viral or bacterial infections, if it is caught early enough and the patient's immune system can not be disrupted.
However, across this world this infection attacks young people who are often weak due to malnutrition, killing more babies every year than malaria, diarrhea and measles when they get combine them. "Nearly a million children are believed to die every year because the diseases that are in fact with the information and resources we have can be overcome," said Kevin Watkins, Chief Executive of Save the Children.
"There is no pink ribbon, a global cup or a warning notice for pneumonia. But anyone who cares for justice for children and their access to important healthcare, they have to & This mischievous murderer comes to our attention. "
The Pak Watkins group, which implements health programs in some of the most severe countries by the disease, calls for the price of pneumonia vaccines which are currently still "significantly reduced" ". The target date for the Sustainable Development Aims of the United Nations is 2030, which includes a promise to "put the most to preventable child deaths" by the end of the next decade.