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Respiratory Viruses Associated Hospitalization among Children Aged <5 Years in Bangladesh: 2010-2014

Acute lower respiratory infections (ALRIs) are one of the leading causes of childhood morbidity and mortality globally. They are also the leading causes of childhood death in Bangladesh…

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Fever and tachypnea strong indicators of pneumonia in children with lower respiratory tract infections

India leads the world in childhood pneumonia incidence, with 43 million new cases per year, as estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO). Pneumonia can be difficult to diagnose, especially in patients with lower respiratory complaints in settings where chest x-ray (CXR) testing is not available. Knowing the signs and… 

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