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  • Childhood Pneumococcal Vaccine

    Pneumococcal Vaccine Reduces Antibiotic-Resistant Infections by 62 Percent

    Previous studies have concluded that overall vaccination reduces the risk of non-targeted infections among vaccinated individuals. Now new research presented at IDWeek 2014 suggest that the pneumococcal vaccine dramatically reduces severe antibiotic-resistant infections by as much as 62 percent among children. Pneumococcal disease is a bacterial infection that causes sepsis, pneumonia, and meningitis as well […] More