Pneumonia is the biggest killer of infants in the post-neonatal period worldwide, with nearly 900,000 premature deaths globally each year
October 02, 2020

A leading virologist from the University of Lincoln has set out, as part of a major global consortium, to drastically improve survival rates of young children suffering with this conditions. Just as Lincoln opens its New Medical School and launches its world-leading Lincoln International Institute for Rural Health, Dr Matthew Bates is embarking on the University’s first major international clinical trial —evaluating a novel approach to treating babies with HIV and pneumonia in hospitals across sub-Saharan Africa in a bid to reduce mortality rates.

>> Read more

EMPIRICAL News: Lincoln's First International Clinical Trial

>> Download | Lincoln's First International Clinical Trial (October 2, 2020) (254 downloads)
Portrait of an African child (Image: HerpeZ)