New and Improved Vaccine Archived
A vaccine was developed in 2000 which substantially decreased the number of Invasive pneumococcal disease, or IPD cases, particular in children under five years. Recently, a new vaccine was approved and is expected to prevent even more cases of this serious disease. In this podcast, Dr. Pekka Nuorti discusses the new vaccine to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease. Created: 4/1/2010 by MMWR. Date Released: 4/1/2010. Series Name: A Cup of Health with CDC.
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