pneumococcal vaccine


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Noun1.pneumococcal vaccine - vaccine (trade name Pneumovax) effective against the 23 most common strains of pneumococcus
vaccine, vaccinum - immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies
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The global introduction of the pneumococcal vaccine marks an historic milestone in global health, as these new vaccines have been made accessible in record time to children in the world's poorest countries.
Dr al-Romaihi added that pneumococcal vaccination is recommended for high risk people aged between two and 64 years with chronic medical conditions like sickle cell anaemia, splenectomy and renal failure; healthy adults aged from 18 - 64 years with unknown or incomplete pneumococcal vaccine series in childhood; and healthy adults aged 50 - 64 years with no pneumococcal vaccine after 18 years.
A newer pneumococcal vaccine that aims to protect against pneumococcal pneumonia and other serious pneumococcal diseases stirred up immune system * responses in HIV-positive adults who got an earlier type of pneumococcal vaccine.
The report offers a clear and succinct take on the current Pneumococcal Vaccine Industry.
If a person has already received a PPSV23 dose, the PCV13 immunization should be given at least one year after receiving the prior pneumococcal vaccine.
There are two different types of pneumococcal vaccine.
The new PCV13 recommendation for all older adults is based on a randomized, placebo-controlled trial of the vaccine in about 85,000 adults aged 65 years and older in the Netherlands who had no prior pneumococcal vaccine exposure.
A new pneumococcal vaccine has also been added to the immunisation schedule from this month.
Kyrgyzstan considers introduction of a pneumococcal vaccine in the country, Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Kyrgyzstan Kubanychbek Monolbayev told a press conference in Bishkek.
Under the campaign, the children would be administered the anti- pneumococcal vaccine to protect them against pneumonia.
With this launch, Pakistan has become the first country in South Asia to introduce the pneumococcal vaccine.

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