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Can you still get pneumonia even after getting the vaccine?
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Yes
The Pneumovax only lowers the risk to a particular organism causing pneumonia ( that is strep pneumonia) you can still get infected with other germs and even variants to the strep germ.

In brief: Yes
The Pneumovax only lowers the risk to a particular organism causing pneumonia ( that is strep pneumonia) you can still get infected with other germs and even variants to the strep germ.
Dr. Michael DePietro
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