PNEUMONIA-DIARRHOEA-REPORT - India lost 2.6 lakh children under the age of five years to pneumonia and diarrhoea in 2016: Report
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New Delhi, Nov 9 (PTI) India's vaccination coverage to prevent rotavirus infection, a leading cause of severe diarrhoea in young children, was the lowest among the 15 countries which introduced it last year, a new report said Friday. It also pointed that India lost over 2.6 lakh children under five years from pneumonia and diarrhoea in 2016.
The report found health systems falling "woefully short" in ensuring that the most vulnerable children have access to prevention and treatment services in the 15 ...