Pneumococcal Vaccine Protects Against Heart Attacks


A study published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases demonstrated the 23-valent polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine (PPV23) protects against adverse cardiovascular events, including heart attacks and congestive heart failure, according to a meta-analysis of 18 studies.  

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Fawziah Marraa, Angel Zhangb, Emma Gillmanb, Katherine Bessaib, Kamalpreet Parhara. Nirma Vadlamudi

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Science Direct

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