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Is there a vaccination against bacterial pneumonia?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

The pneumococcal vaccines protect against bacterial pneumonia caused by the strep.
Pneumoniae bacteria. The vaccine does not prevent pneumonias caused by other bacteria, viruses, or other germs.

In brief: Yes

The pneumococcal vaccines protect against bacterial pneumonia caused by the strep.
Pneumoniae bacteria. The vaccine does not prevent pneumonias caused by other bacteria, viruses, or other germs.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Yes

Not for pneumonia in general but there is a vaccine against a common cause of community acquired pneumonia ( strep pneumonia) that many people should get, depending on medical history and age.

In brief: Yes

Not for pneumonia in general but there is a vaccine against a common cause of community acquired pneumonia ( strep pneumonia) that many people should get, depending on medical history and age.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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