Pneumonia News

  • India Grants Pfizer Patent on Pneumonia Vaccine India has granted Pfizer Inc a patent for its powerful pneumonia vaccine Prevenar 13, in a blow to some health groups that said this would put the treatment out of reach of thousands in poorer nations.
  • Vaccines Have Changed the Epidemiology of Acute Otitis Media Acute otitis media incidence has dropped since 1989, but risk factors remain: attending day care, having a family history, or having it at a young age. Editorialists say vaccination should continue.

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