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Healthy Ageing: Why Older Adults Should Get The Pneumococcal Vaccine

Professor Dr Tan Maw Pin, Consultant Geriatrician, University Malaya Medical Centre

11-Jul-23 16:00

Healthy Ageing: Why Older Adults Should Get The Pneumococcal Vaccine

Did you know that the pneumococcal vaccine is not only recommended for infants, but for older adults as well? Consultant geriatrician Prof Dr Tan Maw Pin is back on the show with me for this episode of Healthy Ageing to discuss why older adults are at higher risk of pneumococcal disease, and whether in this case, vaccination saves lives. 


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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Lim Sue Ann


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Categories:  managing diseasewellness

Tags:  respiratory infectionhealthyageingpneumoniabacterial infectionvaccinationimmunisationantimicrobial resistanceantibiotic resistance





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