If your child is younger than 5-years-old, then this article is a must-read for you. We have put together important information regarding pneumococcal diseases from the recently concluded 2013 Asia Pneumococcal Disease Conference (PDC) for your benefit. Read on to find out more!
3-year-old Raiyan Shafiq turns his head slowly from side to side while moving his hands gently. 26-year-old Junaidah, Raiyan’s mother, looks at him with a tear in her eye. While other 3-year-olds are out running and exploring, Raiyan lies in bed, hooked to a ventilator and a feeding tube attached to a machine.