January 7, 2014

Giving young children the influenza and pneumococcal vaccines together appears to increase their risk of fever, according to a study led by researchers from Columbia University Medical Center and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

May 22, 2013

A new vaccine against pneumococcal disease appears as safe as an older one, according to a new study.

February 26, 2013

A Virginia-based pharmacy school will collaborate with an alliance of more than 22,000 pharmacies around the country to find ways to promote and increase pneumococcal vaccinations among elderly and high-risk people.

January 28, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for a pneumococcal vaccine made by Pfizer, the drug maker said.

October 15, 2012

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has updated its recommendations for pneumococcal vaccine in high-risk adults.

January 3, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Pfizer vaccine for Streptococcus pneumoniae in adults ages 50 years and older, the company said.

October 10, 2010

Humanity has come a long way since the days when people thought sickness came from...

March 17, 2010

A phase-3 clinical trial found that a pneumococcal disease vaccine was well-tolerated and immunogenic in...

February 23, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a vaccine for preventing pneumococcal disease in children,...