Pneumococcal Disease

Pneumococcal [noo-muh-KOK-uhl] disease is a name for any infection caused by bacteria called Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus. Pneumococcal infections can range from ear and sinus infections to pneumonia and bloodstream infections. There are vaccines to help prevent pneumococcal disease.

Baby with grandmother.
Download “PneumoRecs VaxAdvisor” App for Clinicians

This free mobile app gives clinicians patient-specific pneumococcal vaccination recommendations from anywhere at any time.

Get the App
PneumoRecs VaxAdvisor app screen