A group called “Stop Pneumonia” first started observing this World Pneumonia Day in the year 2009. This day is observed with the motive to spread awareness about pneumonia- a lung disease where the air sacs gets inflamed leading to abnormality in the proper functioning of lungs. This disease has spread widely taking away many lives although it is also curable and preventable. Most category which are infected are the children under the age of 5. On this very day, it is celebrated by organizing various events and activities about Pneumonia, spreading awareness of its treatments and medication and fund raising for the needy.
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