Pneumococcal jab for elderly may be dropped

Moberly, Tom
October 2010
GP: General Practitioner;10/22/2010, p5
The article offers information on the pneumococcal vaccination programme in the Great Britain. Data revealed by Department of Health, Great Britain reflects that the vaccination programme is not effective at all because it does not impact on the disease level. Further, it informs that Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization (JCVI) pneumococcal subcommittee will decide about the continuation of the vaccination programme in its next meetings in 2011.


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