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Latest Pneumococcal vaccine Stories

Pneumococcal Vaccine To Be Tested In Older Adults
2012-10-16 06:21:03

Scientists recently revealed that they plan to study the pneumococcal vaccines in older adults to determine if there’s a strong immune response due to a higher dosage of the vaccine.

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.

2012-01-18 10:44:01

Grant MacKenzie of the MRC Unit in The Gambia and colleagues describe in this week's PLoS Medicine how they set up a population-based surveillance system to assess the impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs) on invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) and radiological pneumonia in children in The Gambia.

2011-12-22 10:23:26

Check-list for a healthy life: Quit smoking. Don't drink too much. Exercise regularly.

2011-11-10 12:56:38

Vaccines against the primary cause of deaths from pneumonia in developing countries could save millions of lives and are highly cost-effective.

2011-10-19 05:31:58

Vaccinating young children against pneumonia in turn will protect the entire community.


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  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
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