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Pneumonia accounts for 16 percent of the total under-five mortality in Haryana

Pneumonia is a preventable disease that sickens 155 million children under 5 and kills 1.6 million each year. This makes pneumonia the number 1 killer of children under 5, claiming more young lives than AIDS, malaria, and measles combined. However, most people are oblivious to the disease’s distressing death toll. Dr. Amit Mandal, Director, Critical Care, Fortis Hospital Mohali was …

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