Mumbai: 12th April 2013
Every third death among Indian children is due to either pneumonia or diarrhoea. A new health series published in the Lancet medical journal’s online site shows that 3.72 lakh Indian children succumbed to pneumonia while 2.37 lakh children succumbed to a diarrhoeal infection in 2011. This accounts for 35% of all deaths among Indian children aged under five.
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