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Latest Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine Stories

2012-01-30 08:12:12

Genetics has provided surprising insights into why vaccines used in both the UK and US to combat serious childhood infections can eventually fail.

2011-05-12 10:42:34

Administering both the pneumococcal and the herpes zoster vaccines to patients during the same visit is beneficial and does not appear to compromise the protective effect of the zoster vaccine.

2011-05-11 18:00:00

PASADENA, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Administering both the pneumococcal and the herpes zoster vaccines to patients during the same visit is beneficial and does not appear to compromise the protective effect of the zoster vaccine, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Vaccine. The study's findings challenge information in the zoster vaccine manufacturer's package insert.

2011-03-03 07:00:00

BEIJING, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.

2011-02-22 13:09:48

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed an experimental vaccine that appears to protect against an increasingly common and particularly deadly form of pneumococcal pneumonia.

2011-02-16 16:43:44

Pneumococcus (Streptococcus pneumoniae) accounts for as much as 11 percent of mortality in young children worldwide.

2011-01-31 07:00:00

BEIJING, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.

2010-12-12 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfizer Inc.


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