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Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine for Childhood Immunization - WHO Position Paper

This article, published in Weekly Epidemiological Record, is a summary of pneumococcal disease and its burden, as well as the official World Health Organization (WHO) position on use of conjugate vaccines in a global context. In 2012, the WHO issued an updated recommendation for the use of pneumococcal vaccines in childhood immunization programs.

Author: World Health Organization

Published: 2007

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Also known as: Vaccin antipneumococcique conjugué pour la vaccination infantile – note d’information de l’OMS

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314 KB PDF (Located at www.who.int)

Also known as: Vaccin antipneumococcique conjugué pour la vaccination infantile – note d’information de l’OMS

Resource types: Newsletter/article

Diseases/vaccines: Pneumococcus

Topics: Introduction and service delivery, Disease burden and surveillance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global