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Pneumococcal vaccine.
  1. K. L. Hattotuwa,
  2. C. R. Hind
  1. London Chest Hospital, UK.


    Streptococcus pneumoniae is a frequent cause of pneumonia and meningitis. This article looks at the pneumococcal vaccine, its uses, efficacy, and adverse effects and how vaccination may be improved. We also look at the role of the new conjugate vaccines.

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