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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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doctor looking at chest x-ray

Pneumonia Can Be Prevented—Vaccines Can Help
Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that is usually caused by bacteria or viruses. Globally, pneumonia is a leading infectious disease killer. However, it can often be prevented and can usually be treated.

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Adults Need Vaccines, 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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Matte Release (or Formatted Article)

CDC Releases New Recommendations for Pneumococcal Vaccination

CDC Releases New Recommendations for Pneumococcal Vaccination UPDATED APR 2016
Audience: Healthcare professionals
This short article informs healthcare professionals about the latest pneumococcal vaccination recommendation for adults 65 years or older and explains why it is important for older adults to be up-to-date on this and other vaccines recommended for them.

Older Adults Can Get Added Protection Against Pneumococcal Disease This Flu Season

Older Adults Can Get Added Protection Against Pneumococcal Disease This Flu Season UPDATED SEP 2017
Audience: Older adults
This short article informs readers about the new pneumococcal vaccination recommendation for adults 65 years or older and explains why it is important for older adults to be up-to-date on this and other vaccines recommended for them.

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Mobile App

PneumoRecs VaxAdvisor NEW Dec 2018
Audience: Healthcare professionals
This mobile app helps vaccination providers quickly and easily determine which pneumococcal vaccines a patient needs and when.

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