As per recent studies, which disease has been held responsible for highest infant mortality in India?

Answer: [C] Pneumonia

In 2015, pneumonia was the top killer at 16 per cent, while diarrheoa came second at 9 per cent share globally. The most common cause is an infection of the intestines due to a virus, bacteria, or parasite. On the other hand Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli. It is usually caused by infection with viruses or bacteria. Rotavirus is mainly raid to be responsible for diarrheoa. Most pneumonia is caused by bacteria or a virus, but fungi can also cause pneumonia.

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