Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine

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My husband, 86, had PPSV yesterday around noon. He was fine at the time. He started coughing and sniffy nose in the evening. Coughed in the night...

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Dear Sir/madam , My kid age is 2.11 months , during the time when he born , there is no introduction of pnemococcal vaccine in india, by 2010 only...

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Pnumococcal prevents from Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria.This bacteria causes not only pneumonia but also meningitis...

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My baby boy age is 17+ months, wt- 10 kgs. We have given him first pneumonia vaccine (PCV13) at his age 16+months. So when will be the next one and...

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The most commonly followed schedule for pneumococcal vaccine is 3+1 (at 6,10,14 week and then at 12-15 month of age)schedule. Pneumococcal...

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