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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Pneumococcus Vaccination Information

Pneumococcus Vaccination Information Written by James M. Weiss, MD The most common cause of bacterial pneumonia is an organism called Pneumococcus. ┬áThere has been a vaccine against 23 strains of this bacterium in use for many years, called PPSV23 (23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide; brand name Pneumovax 23 and Pnu-Immune). ┬áThis year a newer vaccine, called PCV13 […]

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