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Important Information about Pneumonia and Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine

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This resource explains what pneumonia is, what the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine is, who should get and not get the vaccine, and possible side effects and risks of the vaccine. 

This resource is also available in French: 13178
Renseignements importants sur la pneumonie et le vaccin antipneumococcique polysaccharidique

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