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Interactive graphic: World Pneumonia Day

Pneumonia kills more children under the age of five than any other disease, claiming a young life every 20 seconds. In fact, for every child who dies from pneumonia in the industrialized world, 2,000 more die in developing countries. It doesn't have to be this way. The Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia has created an infographic to help illustrate the impact pneumonia has on children around the world.