pneumonia vaccine

  • streptococcus pneumoniae

    Streptococcus Pneumoniae

    Streptococcus pneumoniae is a type of bacteria responsible for causing pneumococcal disease. Infections by this type of bacteria result in a number of illnesses including pneumonia, meningitis, ear and sinus infections and bacteremia. The bacteria is typically spread via close contact with an infected person as well as through...
  • Pneumonia shot

    Pneumonia Shot

    The pneumonia shot (injection) is one of the leading methods of preventing the spread of pneumonia. It is also known as the pneumonia vaccine or pneumococcal vaccination, and it comes in two types. Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV13 / 13) PCV13 protects against 13 different types of pneumonia bacteria. PCV13...
  • pneumococcal pneumonia treatment

    Pneumococcal Pneumonia Treatment

    ‘Pneumococcal’ is a broad term. Generally, it is characterized by any condition caused by the pneumococcus bacteria. This bacteria can cause a host of infections, including ear infections, sinus infections, meningitis, and bacteremia. One of the most common pneumococcal conditions is pneumonia – infection of the lungs. Pneumococcal pneumonia...