Pneumococcal vaccine gets go-ahead in child schedule

Wilkinson, Emma; Pedder, Cato
January 2005
Pulse;1/8/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p12
Reports on the inclusion of a pneumococcal vaccine to the childhood immunization schedule in Great Britain. Agreement of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation on the pneumococcal vaccination; Difficulties in the introduction of the vaccine; Benefits of the vaccine. INSETS: The annual burden of disease the vaccine may prevent;Options for pneumococcal vaccine schedule.


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