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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.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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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