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Could pneumovax vaccine also prevent multiple organ failure?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hard to say early on: The vaccine will help the recipient develop resistance to many strains of pneumococcus germs. It is plausible that it might prevent an infection that could become deadly and cause such failures. By itself, the vaccine simply promotes good health, it is not a magic potion.

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Last updated Jan 15, 2014

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