Effect of 10-Valent Pneumococcal Vaccine on Pneumonia among Children, Brazil
Eliane Terezinha Afonso, Ruth Minamisava, Ana Luiza Bierrenbach, Juan Jose Cortez Escalante, Airlane Pereira Alencar, Carla Magda Domingues, Otaliba Libanio Morais-Neto, Cristiana Maria Toscano, and Ana Lucia Andrade
Author affiliations: Federal University of Goiás, Goiania, Goiás, Brazil (E.T. Afonso, R. Minamisava, A.L. Bierrenbach, O.L. Morais-Neto, C.M. Toscano, A.L. Andrade); Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás, Goiania (E.T. Afonso); Ministry of Health, Brasilia, Brazil (J.J.C. Escalante, C.M. Domingues); University of Brasília, Brasília (C.M. Domingues); University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (A.P. Alencar)
Figure 4. . . Trends in rates of hospitalization for pneumonia (dark gray) and bronchiolitis (light gray) among children 2 months–2 years of age in 5 cities, Brazil, January 2005–August 2011. PCV10, 10-valent pneumococcal vaccine.
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