Pneumonia vaccine

What is Pneumonia vaccine?

A pneumococcal vaccine is a vaccine against Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Types include: pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine and pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.

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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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I received a pneumonia vaccine a month ago, and my arm is still so sore, it is difficult to extend it. I have tried Tylenol, Advil and aspirin to...

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Known side effect

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Dear Ms, I have gone through your question and I understand your concerns but pneumonia vaccine is...

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I'm 24 years old. I have had asthma since I was a child, but it has gotten worse in the past three years. Since 2011, I have had multiple bouts of...

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You have to be consistent with your treatment

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Hello Dear,

You do seem to be having a lot of trouble with your asthma...

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