Tag: "pneumococcal" at biology news
Experts urge industry and international donors to prepare pneumococcal vaccines
...national donors to negotiate affordable pricing of pneumococcal
conjugate vaccines and for governments of developi...e surveillance networks and begin preparations for pneumococcal
vaccine introduction. The experts believe that urgent action to introduce routine childhood pneumoc...
Outsmarting the smartie bug
...rent vaccines provide excellent protection against pneumococcal
disease, but only that caused by some of the 90 se...en is very effective at protecting against serious pneumococcal
disease, but it does not protect against disease caused by the rarer serotypes," said Brian Spratt, ...
New findings about protection against pneumococcal disease
...U.S. infants have been routinely immunized against pneumococcal
(Streptococcus pneumoniae) infection. Now, Boston ...ublic Health, suggest that natural protection from pneumococcal
disease may derive from some previously unrecognized immune mechanism, which could possibly be explo...
VA patients get better chronic, preventive care than similar US adults
...tional sample. Quality of preventive care, such as pneumococcal
vaccination and screening for colorectal cancer, showed even greater differences; 64 percent of indicated preventive care was delivered to VA patients compared with 44 percent in the national sample. Generally, VA patients received consistently bette...