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IVAC-led PERCH study reveals viruses as new leading cause of global childhood pneumonia
June 2019

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and other viruses now appear to be the main causes of severe childhood pneumonia in low- and middle-income countries, highlighting the need for vaccines against these pathogens, according to a study from a consortium of scientists from around the world led by the International Vaccine Access Center in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Life-course immunization: Building the consensus for adult vaccination
April 2019

By Lois Privor-Dumm Vaccines are an essential part of the care of babies and children, offering protection from diseases like diphtheria, tetanus, pneumonia, and polio, diseases that once harmed or killed thousands of U.S. children every year and that still kill thousands around the world. Sometimes forgotten is that adults can also benefit from vaccines. […]

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