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Fight Flu and Pneumonia

This publication describes the flu, explains which groups of people should get the flu shot and why, directs people on when to get the shot, and informs people on Medicare where they can go to get flu... Details >

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine  External Link

Also available in: Chinese-Traditional  Hmong  Japanese  Khmer/Cambodian  Korean  Laotian  Samoan  Spanish  Thai  Vietnamese   External Link

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine can help prevent serious pneumococcal disease, such as meningitis and blood infections. It can also prevent some ear infections.... Details >

Immunization Action Coalition  External Link

Pneumococcal Disease for Consumers Page  External Link

Pneumococcal disease is a leading cause of serious illness throughout the world. It is caused by a common type of bacteria, the pneumococcus, which can attack different parts of the body. To find out ... Details >

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases  External Link

Pneumococcal Disease: Are You Protected?  External Link

Invasive pneumococcal disease kills nearly 5,000 people in the United States each year, most of them 65 years of age or older. The best way to protect against pneumococcal disease is through vaccinati... Details >

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases  External Link

Pneumococcal Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a lung disease. Pneumococcal pneumonia can infect the upper respiratory tract and can spread to the blood, lungs, middle ear, or nervous system. This site provides all the information rel... Details >

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Pneumonia Severity Index Calculator

This program is an interactive tool to assist clinicians in determining the most appropriate care for newly diagnosed cases of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) at the point of care. It will help cal... Details >

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality