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New pneumococcal vaccine as safe as older one
San Diego Union-Tribune

The new pneumococcal vaccine appears to be as safe as the previously used vaccine, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published Monday in the journal Vaccine.

The new 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) shows no significant risks compared with the previous version used prior to 2010, the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7).