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HPV Pneumococcal - PPSV Zoster (shingles)

Pneumococcal - PCV

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Summaries of Infectious Diseases: Pneumococcal Infections
Extract from Red Book Online; subscription required to access entire chapter
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Vaccines and Preventable Diseases: Pneumococcal Vaccination
Information for the public and health professionals
Pink Book: Pneumococcal Disease
Chapter from CDC's Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases textbook
Pneumococcal Disease in Children - Q&A
Questions and answers about the disease, covers symptoms, transmission, treatment, and preventions
Streptococcus pneumoniae Disease
Technical disease description and additional information for clinicians and laboratories
Fact Sheet and Q&As
Overview of the diseases caused by pneumococcus, the effects they can have, and their possible treatment and prevention; answers to commonly asked questions about these diseases can also be found on this page
World Pneumonia Day--November 12
Coalition of child health organizations will hold World Pneumonia Day
National Network for Immunization Information (NNii)
Vaccine Information: Pneumococcal Disease
Understanding the diseases, vaccine information, including dosing, safety, and references
Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
A Look at Each Vaccine: Pneumococcus Vaccine
Questions and answers about the disease and vaccines
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