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How I let down my friend"
||Report #95: Linda Ohri,
PharmD, writes about how an elderly friend's illness with pneumococcal pneumonia
reminded her that vaccine advocacy begins at home.
||"Three-year-old's ordeal with severe
pneumococcal disease includes bloodstream and blood infection"
||Report #75: A relieved mother
writes about her young son's months-long recovery from invasive pneumococcal
|"Outbreak of pneumococcal pneumonia
in a New Jersey nursing home claims four lives"
||Report #53: A pneumococcal
pneumonia outbreak in a New Jersey nursing home causes the hospitalization of
nine residents and the death of four.
||"Case closed: Pneumococcal vaccine
may be everyone's responsibility"
||Report #41: Lacking the protection
of a prophylactic pneumococcal vaccine, a splenectomy patient develops
pneumococcal sepsis. She requires bilateral below-the-knee amputations, partial
amputation of eight fingers, and partial amputation of her nose.
||"Boy dies of pneumococcal
||Report #40: A mother loses her
6-year-old son to pneumococcal meningitis. She now works at the Meningitis
Foundation of America to ensure that other parents never experience the
heartache her family has endured.
|"Two deaths in a nursing home ignite
pneumococcal vaccine campaign"
||Report #17: The death of two
patients from streptococcal pneumonia infection, and the illness of another,
spurs a nursing home's staff to work with the Texas Department of Health to
protect vulnerable residents with pneumococcal vaccine.