Pneumococcal Vaccination (Pneumonia Vaccine) Center

Pneumococcal vaccination prevents one of the most common and severe forms of pneumonia. It is usually given only once in a lifetime, usually after the age of 55, to someone with ongoing lung problems (such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma) or other chronic diseases (including those involving the heart and kidneys). Read more: Pneumococcal Vaccination (Pneumonia Vaccine) Article

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