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For infants, the pneumococcal vaccine is a series of four doses made up of two different vaccines, including PCV13 and PPSV23, according to Vaccines.gov. Infants should receive the vaccine at 2, 4, 6 and 12 through 15 mo... More »

The pneumonia vaccine has been shown to help prevent a variety of infections, including pneumonia, that are caused by the Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria, according to WebMD. This bacteria can also cause meningitis and... More »

According to WebMD, side effects of the pneumonia vaccine in infants and children include inflammation and swelling at the injection site, irritability, fever and appetite loss. Side effects of the pneumonia vaccine in a... More »

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