While Vaccines Can Protect Bacteria Can Sometimes Be Harder To Fight
Vaccines can be used to protect against virusesand bacteria. But bacteria can sometimes be harder to fight. I'm Mindy Cook with yourlatest health news. Serotypes are different strains of bacteriathat can make people sick. This means vaccines usually must be designed to adess as manyof the different serotypes for bacterial illnesses as possible. According to a recent study,the current vaccine for invasive pneumococcal disease protects against 13 strains of thebacteria, but chilen are still getting sick from other strains. Discuss the recommended immunization schedulewith your child's pediatrician.