Independent report

JCVI advice on pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination programme

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has advised that the pneumococcal vaccination programme for those aged 65 years and older should stop.

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Download JCVI advice on the pneumococcal vaccination programme for people aged 65 years and older

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DH is asking professional and patient groups for views before making a final decision on the programme. In the meantime, clinicians should follow existing Green Book guidance.

Published 16 March 2011