Pneumonia may kill over 17 lakh children in India by 2030: Study

More than 17 lakh children in India are likely to die of pneumonia by 2030, despite the infection being easily curable, as per a global study released by UK-based NGO ‘Save the Children’.

The study was released on the occasion of the World Pneumonia Day on November 12, 2018. The study found that the infectious disease is likely to kill over one crore children under five by 2030.