What is the pneumovax 23 inj?...

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What is the pneumovax 23 inj?

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The pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PNEUMOVAX® 23) protects against 23 types of pneumococcal bacteria. Some people are at high risk of getting sick from pneumococcal infections. This vaccine is provided free to people 65 years and older and residents of any age living in residential care or assisted living facilities. It is also provided free to people with certain medical conditions.
You can find more info here and here. If you have further questions, please speak with your health care provider or immunization provider.

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