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Until there’s a vaccine for COVID-19, pneumonia vaccines may reduce deaths

THE YEARLY INFLUENZA season threatens to make the COVID-19 pandemic doubly deadly, but I believe that this isn’t inevitable. There are two commonly given vaccines — the pneumococcal vaccine and the Hib vaccine — that protect against bacterial pneumonias. These bacteria complicate both influenza and COVID-19, often leading to death. My examination of disease trends and vaccination rates leads me […]