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This page lists feature stories (articles of interest to health consumers searching the internet), and e-Cards related to pneumococcal disease and vaccination.

Feature Stories

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Adults: Protect Yourself with Pneumococcal Vaccines
Many adults are at risk for pneumococcal disease. There are two vaccines that provide protection against this serious and sometimes deadly disease. Talk to your healthcare professional to make sure you are up-to-date on these and other recommended vaccines.

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Pneumonia Can Be Prevented—Vaccines Can Help
Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that is usually caused by bacteria or viruses. Globally, pneumonia causes more deaths than any other infectious disease. However, it can often be prevented with vaccines and can usually be treated with antibiotics or antiviral drugs.

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Adults Need Immunizations, Too
Your need for immunizations doesn’t end when you reach adulthood. Protect yourself and your loved ones from vaccine-preventable diseases.

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School Starts Soon—Is Your Child Fully Vaccinated?
As you help your kids get ready for school, make sure they’re fully vaccinated. Web tools from CDC can help parents and doctors keep children up-to-date with the vaccines they need and protected from serious diseases.

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Prevent Flu and Pneumonia
Pneumonia can impact anyone, especially during flu season

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World Pneumonia Day
November 12 is World Pneumonia Day

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