Pneumonia vaccine has averted thousands of hospitalizations in U.S.

07/10/2013 | Reuters · Family Practice News

Annual pneumonia-related hospitalizations dropped by an estimated 54.8 hospitalizations per 100,000 people since the introduction of the 7-valent pneumococcal vaccine into the childhood vaccination schedule in 2000, a study showed. Individuals aged 85 years and older and children younger than 2 years had the steepest declines in hospitalization rates, researchers reported in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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