This is a vaccination for the prevention of pneumococcal disease caused by 23 serotypes (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6B, 7F, 8, 9N, 9V, 10A, 11A, 12F, 14, 15B, 17F, 18C, 19F, 19A, 20, 22F, 23F, and 33F). It is recommended for all adults 65 years or older. This is also recommended for adults 19 through 64 years old who smoke cigarettes or who have asthma.
AGE: can be given as early as 2 years old and above
INTERVAL/SCHEDULE: 1 dose every 5 years