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A ten billion dollar pledge has been made by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to aid in the research of new vaccines that will help the worldâ€™s most underprivileged countries.
Increased vaccination could save more than 8 million children by 2020; significant funding gaps remain, others must join effort DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan.
Rituximab treatment reduced patient response to pneumonia vaccine.
A study published in The Cochrane Review this month concludes that pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV), already known to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) and x-ray defined pneumonia, was also effective against child deaths.
The introduction of pneumococcal vaccines for treating otitis media in children has not prevented complications from occurring.
Many people who have died of H1N1 influenza in the United States had other bacterial infections that likely contributed to their deaths, health officials say.
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Prevention and treatment of pneumonia are critical to reducing child mortality, reaching Millennium Development Goal 4.
A new vaccine against pneumonia may offer better protection from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients than the currently accepted vaccine, according to recent research that will be published in the September 15 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, a publication of the American Thoracic Society.