Prevnar® 13 is now available and protects against 13 strains of pneumococcal disease.
- An additional vaccine which protects against more types of pneumococcal bacteria
- Not part of the routine immunization schedule for children
- Provided for free for people at high risk
- Given to people 2 years of age or older who have certain medical conditions
For more information about the pneumococcal vaccines and who should get them, see the following: