11M Children Globally Could Die From Pneumonia By 2030, Johns Hopkins, Save The Children Analysis Predicts
Save the Children: Pneumonia to Kill Nearly 11 Million Children by 2030
“Pneumonia is on course to kill nearly 11 million children by 2030, new analysis conducted by Johns Hopkins University and Save the Children reveals. The in-depth modelling, released on World Pneumonia Day, also shows that more than four million of these deaths — more than a third — could be easily averted with concerted action to improve rates of vaccination, treatment, and nutrition. Without action, the aid organization’s forecasts show Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are likely to bear the highest burden of deaths…” (11/12).