Dr Alice Lam
Did you know there are more than 90 subtypes of Streptococcus Pneumoniae? This bug causes around a third of community-acquired pneumonia, and up to half of middle ear infections in kids.
Many people don't know that there are more than one type of pneumonia vaccine, and that they should be considered for the following eligible patients:
For more info on pneumococcal disease and vaccinations, check out this leaflet from Better Health Channel.