Despite Vaccine, Public Should Not Get Complacent About Pneumococcal Disease, Warns Emory University Researchers  
6/4/2008 7:50:06 AM

EurekAlert -- Although the childhood pneumococcal conjugate vaccine has been a boon in reducing the incidence invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD), the public and the medical community must not get complacent, as non-vaccine strains, some resistant to antibiotics, are on the rise, say scientists at a meeting today in Boston.