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Inflammatory condition of the lung affecting the alveoli especially Most common infectious agent leading to hospitalization in the world
There currently exists a 23 valent capsular polysaccharide vaccine Based on knowledge that antibodies formed against the capsule are very effective in preventing lethal S. pneumoniae infection
1 shot 5 years later, a booster is given
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