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‘Put Robb for him nose. E go help am breath well for night’ the lady advised.

They called her Aunty nurse but no one knew if she was really a nurse.

Mama Ada nodded her head in affirmation and left for home.

She got the Robb as she went home.

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Ada was the only child who had come after about 3 and 1/2 years of trying. She had just turned 2 years two months ago with a big celebration.

Rita or Mama Ada as she was popularly know was her mother who didn’t joke with her daughter.
She was a fashion designer and made clothes for people.

She was good at what she did and had a great customer base. Soon she began to employ as demand began to surge and started making money.

Her husband was a sailor who came home once in four months.
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Today is #WorldPneumoniaDay.

#Pneumonia alone killed more than 800 000 children in 2017, accounting for 15% of all deaths of children under 5 years old.

It’s the single largest infectious cause of death in children 🌎🌍
@WHOAFRO @WHO_Europe @WHOWPRO @WHOSEARO @WHOEMRO @pahowho @DrTedros @UN #Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection that affects the lungs. It can be caused by a number of infectious agents, including viruses, bacteria, or fungi. #WorldPneumoniaDay
@WHOAFRO @WHO_Europe @WHOWPRO @WHOSEARO @WHOEMRO @pahowho @DrTedros @UN #Pneumonia can be spread in a number of ways:
1⃣The viruses & bacteria that are commonly found in a 🧒's 👃 or throat, can infect the lungs if they are inhaled
2⃣Via air-borne droplets from a cough or 🤧
3⃣Through blood, especially during & shortly after birth
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