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Pneumonia Vaccine

Study Discovers New Way To Prevent Pneumonia In The Elderly

Reuters | Posted 04.26.2014 | Fifty

(Adds details on standard Pneumovax vaccine, updates share price, final two paragraphs) By Ransdell Pierson and Caroline Humer ...

Pfizer Sells Millions Of Key Vaccine Cheaply To Poor Countries

AP | LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact

TRENTON, N.J. -- Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. has agreed to provide hundreds of millions of doses of its lucrative vaccine against pneumonia and meningitis a...

Pneumonia Vaccine May Also Protect Ages 18 To 49, Trial Suggests

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living

Oct 4 (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said a late-stage trial of its vaccine to protect against pneumococcal bacteria suggested it would also...

CDC Recommends Expanded Use Of Vaccine Against Pneumococcal Disease

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living

June 20 (Reuters) - An advisory committee for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday voted to recommended expanded use of ...

Do You Need The Pneumonia Vaccine?

Posted 02.19.2012 | Fifty

Punxsutawney Phil's prediction at the beginning of the month promised six more weeks of winter, a time you're most likely to be suffering with the sni...

FDA Approves Prevnar Pneumonia Vaccine

Reuters | Anna Yukhananov | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living

By Anna Yukhananov (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators approved the expansion of Pfizer Inc's blockbuster Prevnar vaccine for use in adul...

The Miracle of Vaccines

Melinda Gates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Melinda Gates

It's really hard to see a child struggling to breathe. But there were several in the acute care ward I visited in Kenya. Pneumonia is such a terrible disease, but there is a new tool that can prevent many cases of it -- and prevent them rather easily.

A Child Pneumonia Death Every 20 Seconds Is Unacceptable

Jeffrey L. Sturchio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeffrey L. Sturchio

Pneumonia still kills more children under the age of five than any other disease, claiming a young life every 20 seconds.