Tag: pneumococcal

  • Pneumonia Vaccine Information

    What is the Pneumonia Vaccine?

    Pneumonia is a serious lung infection that affects millions of people each year and can potentially cause death. The pneumonia vaccine, also known as a pneumococcal vaccine, immunizes against infections...

  • Pneumonia Vaccine Side Effects

    Pneumococcal Vaccine Side Effects

    The most common pneumococcal vaccine side effects are drowsiness, loss of appetite, arm soreness or swelling, fever, and headache. In rare cases, it causes severe allergic reactions. What are pneumococcal...

  • Vaccine Against Pneumonia PPSV and PCV

    Pneumococcal Vaccine

    PCV13 and PPSV23 are two types of pneumonia vaccines that reduce the risk of severe infections with the pneumococcal bacteria Streptococcus pneumonias. These infections are usually mild, but children are...

  • Vaccine for Pneumococcal Disease

    Pneumococcal Vaccine

    The pneumococcal vaccines PCV13 and PPSV23 protect against severe infections with 13 or 23 different types of bacteria that cause pneumonia, ear infections, meningitis, and other diseases. Pneumococcal Disease Pictures...