Incidence and severity of childhood pneumonia in the first year of life in a South African birth cohort: the Drakenstein Child Health Study

Background: Childhood pneumonia causes substantial mortality and morbidity. Accurate measurements of pneumonia incidence are scarce in low-income and middle-income countries, particularly after implementation of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. We aimed to assess the incidence, severity, and risk fa...

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Main Authors: Dr. David M le Roux, MBChB, Landon Myer, PhD, Mark P Nicol, PhD, Heather J Zar, PhD
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2015-02-01
Series:The Lancet Global Health
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