What You Need To Know About Pneumococcal Disease

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Pneumococcal disease is a worldwide disease and it is caused by an organism called the streptococcal pneumonia. In the developing world, young children and the elderly are most affected. The disease is transmitted by direct contact with respiratory secretions from patients and healthy carriers. Serious pneumococcal infections include pneumonia, meningitis and febrile bacteraemia. A professor […]



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