Tag Archive: pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)


Concomitant administration of flu vaccine with other vaccines increases risk of febrile seizures

Review of data from the CDC’s Vaccine Data Safetylink program published online June 06, 2016 in the journal Pediatrics finds that the administration of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV3) on the same day as either pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) or a diphtheria-tetanus-acellular-pertussis (DTaP)-containing vaccine was associated with a greater risk of febrile seizures than when …

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The introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)

The introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) was linked to a decrease in hospitalizations for sinusitis among children younger than 2 years and pneumonia among children younger than 5 years, reported a retrospective population-based study in Sweden. The report was published online November 10 in Pediatrics.