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PCV10 pneumococcal vaccine has big impact in kenya, even among unvaccinated individuals

20:00 EDT 15 Apr 2019 | AAAS

(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A vaccine against Streptococcus pneumoniae, a major cause of childhood illness and mortality in the developing world, sharply reduced the incidence of serious pneumococcal disease among children in a large Kenyan community after it was introduced in 2011, according to a new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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