Pneumococcal Disease

Fact sheet on pneumococcal bacteria which causes a range of diseases including meningitis, pneumonia and middle ear infection. Infections are more common in winter and spring. Small children, and the elderly are most at risk. Includes information on prevention and treatment.

Publication date: 2012/10/25 18:21:00 GMT+1

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Organisation: NSW Health

Audience: Children

Tags: Child Health, Infectious Diseases