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A 45-year-old member asked:

Should i be concerned if my son is 16 months & so far not recd pneumococcal vaccine. can he now get it?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
I would get it: Delays in receiving this vaccine will not change the benefit your son receives.It just delays the beginning of protection from invasive pneumococcal disease.

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Last updated Dec 28, 2013

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