Fighting a Bad Bug

Published Online: Monday, January 30, 2012
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In this podcast from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Dr. Pekka Nuorti, medical epidemiologist with the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, discusses the effectiveness of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.

Click here to listen to the interview, which was recorded as part of the A Cup of Health with CDC series.
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