Infectious diseases

Serious lung infections could be post-vax serotype replacement disease

A leading paediatric respiratory physician has called for enhanced surveillance to determine the impact of the 13-valent pneumococcal vaccine following preliminary data suggesting it might cause an increase in more virulent S. pneumoniae serotypes. Speaking ahead of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR) Congress in Sydney, Professor Adam Jaffe told the limbic the data ...

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