What Does the Pneumonia Vaccine Consist of and How Much Does It Cost?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 16, 2020 9:45:55 PM ET
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As of 2015, two vaccines protect against pneumonia: the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) and pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23), states Vaccines.gov. Prices for 10 doses of PCV13 range from $90 to $152, while 10 doses of PPSV23 cost $27 to $72, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .