Expect Changes in Pneumococcal Vaccine Protocols

You'll start to see LESS focus on giving Prevnar 13 to healthy seniors...due to changes in CDC guidelines expected this fall.

We're used to seeing adults 65 and older with healthy immune systems get Prevnar 13 followed by Pneumovax 23 one year later.

The idea was giving TWO different vaccines would decrease pneumococcal infection rates.

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