This is the new Prevenar which now contains 13 strains of the pneumococcus bacteria. The previous Prevenar contained only 7 strains of the pneumococcus. This new Prevenar is much improved and gives young children much greater protection. It is recommended that children who had the old Prevenar now receive a vaccination with Prevenar 13. However,this should not have been given without your permission.
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