Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Sandra | 2011/04/04

Q.

Prevenar

Hi Doc

Is there any indication as to when Prevnar 13 will replace Prevenar 7 in South Africa? Why is the release of Prevnar 13 in South Africa so far behind the rest of the world?

Thank you
Sandra

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This new vaccine is due very soon. I do not know what is causing this delay.

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