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Is any vaccine available to give protection against pneumoccocal pneumonia?

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Dr. Oscar Novick answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Yes: Yes here in the United States, but i would imagine its also available in india but not as readily.

Answered 6/5/2014

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Yes: There are 2 -the conjugate and the polysaccharide version.The latter is available for adults. Both for pediatrics.They are not perfect, but prevent a number, but not all strains.

Answered 11/27/2017

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