6 doctors weighed in:
Can you get pneumonia from a child who just got the prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) vaccine?
6 doctors weighed in

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
Thank
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.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
Thank
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
In brief: No
You cannot.

In brief: No
You cannot.
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
32 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors