How to Prevent Pneumonia for Children?

Q: My boy is 7 years old. He often has cold and fever since he was a baby. I’m afraid that he may be caught by pneumonia. How to protect him from it?

A: If you want to protect your son against pneumonia, your best option would be pneumococcal vaccine. The vaccination greatly reduces the risk of having pneumonia. PCV 13 contains many aggressive serotypes, keeping most types of pneumonia out of the door.

 

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