Pneumococcal Vaccination Uptake Lower in Minority Populations
The ACIP is set to review current recommendations for adult pneumococcal vaccinations in 2018.
Patients with bacterial pneumonia are at higher risk for major adverse cardiovascular events within 90 days compared with patients with viral pneumonia.
Hands can be vehicles for transmission of pneumococcus and lead to acquisition of nasopharyngeal colonization.
Survey finds variance in provider knowledge of adult pneumococcal vaccine recommendations.