February 5, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published an updated "Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older, 2014," in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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.

September 4, 2012

In light of new Florida regulations allowing certified pharmacists to administer a broader range of immunizations, Navarro Discount Pharmacy has expanded vaccine availability at all of its 31 locations in south Florida to include immunizations for both shingles and pneumonia, in addition to the flu vaccine.

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.