Healthcare Experts Call for Asian Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Push
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Public health experts have called for wider use of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines, especially in Asia where growing incidence among the very young and older adults has combined with antibiotic resistance.
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