Clinical Infectious Diseases — Oligbu G, et al. | July 11, 2017
The study is performed to describe children who died of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) since pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCVs) introduction in England and Wales. As per findings, most fatal IPD cases are currently not vaccine–preventable. There is necessity for additional strategies to reduce childhood pneumococcal deaths in countries with established pneumococcal vaccination programs.
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