Pneumococcal Disease Vaccine Update

JANUARY 30, 2012
A vaccine was developed in 2000 which substantially decreased the number of invasive pneumococcal disease cases. Recently, a new vaccine was approved and is expected to prevent even more cases of this serious disease. In this In this patient-friendly podcast, Dr. Pekka Nuorti discusses the new vaccine to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease.

To hear more about the new and improved vaccine, click here.


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