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Do I Need a Pneumonia Vaccine?

MARCH 28, 2023
Melody Berg
By Melody Berg PharmD, MPH, BCPS
The pneumonia vaccine is a vaccine that prevents infections caused be a bacteria species called Streptococcus pneumoniae that causes a variety of infections, including pneumonia. What types of infections can be prevented with the pneumococcal vaccine? Streptococcus pneumonia is a type of bacteria that can cause serious infectious diseases (called...
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