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Pneumococcal vaccine

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Pneumococcal Vaccination

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Your Best Shot – Pneumococcal Vaccines

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Pneumococcal Vaccination for Elderly People

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Vaccination against pneumococcal pneumonia in elderly – Video abstract [130405]

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Pneumococcal Vaccine - Vaccines and Your Baby - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (10 of 14)

Pneumococcal vaccines are vaccines against the bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae. Their use can prevent some cases of pneumonia, meningitis, and sepsis. There are two types of pneumococcal vaccines: conjugate vaccines and polysaccharide vaccines. They are given by injection either into a muscle or just under the skin.
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