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Vaccination regimen effective in preventing pneumonia in MM patients

Key clinical point: Vaccination was effective despite the expected decrease in immunological response during MM therapy.

Major finding: The absolute risk reduction of pneumonias in patients receiving PCV13 vaccination was


Study details: Prospective study of 18 adult patients who were vaccinated with PCV13, compared with 18 control-matched patients from 2017 to 2020.

Disclosures: The authors reported that they had no relevant disclosures.


Stoma I et al. Vaccine. 2020 May 14;