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120 million children immunised against Hib disease
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In addition to pneumococcal disease, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), is a second leading cause of pneumonia. By the end of 2012, nearly all GAVI-eligible countries will have introduced the Hib vaccine with GAVI support, immunising a cumulative 120 million children. 

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1.5 million

In 2012, approximately 6.6 million children died before the age of five. WHO estimates that 1.5 million of these deaths are due to vaccine-preventable diseases.

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