Expect More Use of Prevnar 20 or Vaxneuvance Pneumococcal Vaccines

Which adults should get one of the new pneumococcal vaccines, Prevnar 20 or 15-valent Vaxneuvance, and when?

These products are conjugate vaccines like Prevnar 13...but cover more strains of the bacteria that cause pneumococcal disease.

And they may provide longer-lasting and better immunity than Pneumovax 23, which is a polysaccharide vaccine.

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