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Can you get pneumonia from a child who just got the prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) vaccine?

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Dr. Robert Fink
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) vaccine does not contain any live bacteria or viruses.
The vaccine can not cause pneumonia or infection in the person who was vaccinated or any contacts. Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) vaccine is very safe and effective.

In brief: No

Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) vaccine does not contain any live bacteria or viruses.
The vaccine can not cause pneumonia or infection in the person who was vaccinated or any contacts. Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) vaccine is very safe and effective.
Dr. Robert Fink
Dr. Robert Fink
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely Not

The Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) vaccine has no live components and can not give anyone or cause pneumonia.

In brief: Absolutely Not

The Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) vaccine has no live components and can not give anyone or cause pneumonia.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatrics - Pulmonology

In brief: No

You cannot.

In brief: No

You cannot.
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
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