World Pneumonia Day 2020: With COVID-19 raging on, focus on this respiratory disease beyond pandemic is critical
Pneumonia not only causes inflammation in either or both lungs but also leads to the build-up of mucus or fluid in them.
Pneumonia is responsible for the death of a million people worldwide and needs immediate attention.
Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Congo and Ethiopia are the five countries that account for more than half of the child pneumonia deaths.
On 12 November, the world observes World Pneumonia Day. A respiratory disease, pneumonia, is the biggest killer of children under five across the world.