How Severe is Pneumonia in Children?

“………..annual incidence of 150.7 million new cases, of which 11-20 million (7-13%) are severe enough to require hospital admission”.

“……….. Ninety-five percent of all episodes of clinical pneumonia in young children worldwide occur in developing countries.”

Can you believe on this data? It is the truth and everyone have to have a specific action against this Killer.

“Approximately 150 million new cases of pneumonia occur annually among children younger than 5 years worldwide, accounting for approximately 10-20 million hospitalizations…..”WHO quoted.

Do not underestimate this little-big problem though. Every parents who has babies age from 6 months to 5 years should give your child vaccinated against this disease as soon as possible.

CONTACT YOUR NEAREST DOCTOR FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT PNEUMOCOCCAL DISEASES PREVENTION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

Source: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/967822-overview#a0156

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