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What is Prevnar 13®?

Prevnar 13® is a vaccine that is indicated for children 6 weeks through 5 years of age, and it helps protect against 13 of the most common strains of pneumococcal bacteria that cause IPD, such as pneumococcal meningitis.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which children 5 years of age and younger should be vaccinated with Prevnar 13®?

  • Children 2 months to 5 years of age

Talk to your child’s doctor about the risks and benefits of Prevnar 13®. Only a health care provider can decide if Prevnar 13® is right for your child.

PREVNAR® and PREVNAR 13® are registered trademarks of Wyeth LLC.

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