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Pneumococcal disease: Give your most vulnerable patients a shot

Pneumococcal infections can cause serious diseases including bacteraemia, meningitis and pneumonia. Prevenar 13® (Pneumococcal polysaccharide conjugate vaccine, 13-valent adsorbed) is used regularly in infants as part of the Australian National Immunisation Program (NIP),1 but it may not be common knowledge that ...

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