18 Oct 2011
A good thing:
Ethiopia has started a campaign to immunise hundreds of thousands of children against pneumococcal disease. The disease, which can cause a range of infections from relatively mild ear infection to potentially life-threatening illnesses such as pneumonia, meningitis and sepsis, kills up to 1 million children under the age of 5 every year.
Read more: http://www.trust.org/alertnet/news/ethiopia-targets-pneumococcal-disease/