Benefits and Side Effects of the Pneumonia Vaccine

Randomized controlled trials have found that pneumonia vaccines significantly reduce the risk of pneumococcal pneumonia in people 65 and older.

If you missed it, check out the previous video: Benefits and Side Effects of the Flu Vaccine ( ). Next? Benefits and Side Effects of the Shingles Vaccine ( ).

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  • @andrewpawley8883 says:

    I love this channel! I love vaccines. They work – get those that you’re missing today!

  • @misterx3188 says:

    Guillain Barre can result in permanent irreversible disability.

  • @ldjt6184 says:

    mRNA clot

    • @mellocello187 says:

      You seem to be conveniently forgetting the thousands that were dying every day, including 5 – count ‘em – FIVE, right wing anti-vax radio hosts who ALL DIED from Covid. Google it. Every single person to whom I point this out has no comeback. You all just choose to ignore the facts.

    • @farfiman says:

      @@mellocello187 Where they old/ sick/fat ? Or healthy young people ? Almost no healthy young people died from covid. Even less after the less deadly strains took over.

  • @Itzaofficiallyme says:

    I remember as a vegan the community was big on antivaxx and told me if I vaccinated my children I’m not vegan. So… I guess after 17 years of not wearing animals and not eating them… I’m not vegan. I’m ok with that.

    I will always get vaccinated and so will my children.

  • @ritajhorn3585 says:

    I always get my vaccines. Good outweigh the risks of side effects. Thank you for the information

  • @mchagawa1615 says:

    Thank you for sharing <3

  • @WFPB_4_Life says:

    Great info! Thank you for presenting the evidence-based data about the pneumonia vaccine.

  • @anne-mariemitchell6772 says:

    As a 52 year old Type 2 diabetic (in remission with a vegan diet, yay!), the pneumonia vaccine has been offered to me since I turned 50. I have refused it thus far, as I am leery of “optional” vaccinations. I feel much better about it after this video. Thank you for sharing this reassuring information!

  • @k.c.8658 says:

    Please publish absolute rather than relative benefits, otherwise it sounds like propaganda.

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