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What is Pneumococcal pneumonia?

Pneumococcal pneumonia is a potentially serious bacterial lung disease that can strike without warning.

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It could disrupt your life for weeks.

It could disrupt your life for weeks.

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In severe cases, it can even put you in the hospital.

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You can get it anytime, anywhere.

You can get it anytime, anywhere.

Pneumococcal pneumonia knows no season—you can get it any time of year. It is not a cold or the flu. It’s a disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, a common bacteria that can be spread from person to person through coughing or close contact.

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Pneumococcal pneumonia can cause your lungs to fill with mucus, making it hard to breathe.

Watch a 90-second video to find out more about pneumococcal pneumonia and how it may affect you.

Symptoms can be severe.

Some pneumococcal pneumonia symptoms may last for weeks and could include:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Chest pain
  • High fever
  • Shaking chills
  • Excessive sweating
  • Fatigue
  • Cough with phlegm that gets worse over time
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It can disrupt your life for weeks.

Pneumococcal pneumonia can hit quickly and without warning, which may cause you to miss out on the things you love—and need—to do. It can also:

  • Cause fatigue that makes it hard to get through your day
  • Put you in the hospital
  • Impact your ability to work
  • Leave you unable to care for loved ones

Pneumococcal pneumonia can progress to cause other problems, such as
infections of the blood or tissue covering the brain or spinal cord.

Pneumococcal pneumonia can progress
to cause other problems, such as infections of
the blood or tissue covering the brain or
spinal cord.

Are you 65 or older, or 19 or older with certain chronic conditions?

Are you 65 or older, or 19 or older with certain chronic conditions?

Then you may be at an increased risk for pneumococcal pneumonia.

Learn more about the risk factors
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Pneumococcal pneumonia can be prevented.

Pneumococcal pneumonia can be prevented.

Good news—just one dose of the Prevnar 20 vaccine helps protect you from 20 strains of the bacteria that cause pneumococcal pneumonia.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist if Prevnar 20 is right for you.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

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INDICATION FOR PREVNAR 20

Patients should always ask their healthcare providers for medical advice about adverse events. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of vaccines to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Visit http://www.vaers.hhs.gov or call 1‐800‐822‐7967.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION AND INDICATION

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Please click here for Prevnar 20 Full Prescribing Information.

INDICATION FOR PREVNAR 20

Patients should always ask their healthcare providers for medical advice about adverse events. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of vaccines to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Visit http://www.vaers.hhs.gov or call 1‐800‐822‐7967.