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Vial of pneumococcal vaccine.
ACIP Votes to Recommend Pneumococcal 21-Valent Conjugate Vaccine for Adult Populations

July 2nd 2024

The committee, after being presented evidence by the working group, recommended the vaccine for adults aged 65 and older and those 19 or older who have current recommendations to receive a pneumococcal vaccine.

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FDA Approves V116 for Prevention of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease and Pneumonia

June 18th 2024

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Study: Larger Lifetime Cost Savings for V116 Compared With PCV20

June 8th 2024

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE text is written on a vial whose ampoule is held by a hand in a medical disposable glove. | Image Credit: Iryna -
Quality Improvement Methodology Increases Pneumococcal Vaccination for Patients With Rheumatic Diseases

May 31st 2024

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Study: Contact With Children Causes Transmission of Pneumococcal Disease Among Older Adults

May 15th 2024