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2010-09-08 13:50:41

Infants who received heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination (PCV-7) at 2, 4, and 11 months were more likely than unvaccinated controls to have nasopharyngeal (in the nasal passages and upper part of the throat behind the nose) acquisition of pneumococcal serotype 19A, a leading cause of respiratory pneumococcal disease.

2010-05-05 14:34:01

Kaiser Permanente used electronic health records to study 84,000 men.

2010-03-04 08:27:47

A clinical trial of a vaccine against a major cause of pneumonia and meningitis has shown that it can prevent three out of four cases of re-infection in HIV-infected adults in Africa.

2010-02-23 09:10:30

The pneumococcal vaccine for infants and children introduced in 2000 caused a precipitous drop in infections until 2005, when serious illnesses began to rise again, especially infections caused by a strain of the pneumococcal bacteria called 19A, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital in a report in the current issue of the journal Pediatrics.

2010-01-06 12:24:35

Rituximab treatment reduced patient response to pneumonia vaccine.

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2009-11-26 07:25:00

On Wednesday US health officials expressed concern over a trend towards increased incidence of bacterial infections in young adults who have contracted the swine flu.

2009-09-30 14:23:27

Many people who have died of H1N1 influenza in the United States had other bacterial infections that likely contributed to their deaths, health officials say.

2009-08-11 15:30:00

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE), announced it received notice that the action date for the U.S.


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