Evaluation of vaccines for the prevention of pneumonia in children in developing countries.

@article{Mulholland1999EvaluationOV,
  title={Evaluation of vaccines for the prevention of pneumonia in children in developing countries.},
  author={K. F. Mulholland and Orin Levine and Hanna Nohynek and Brian Greenwood},
  journal={Epidemiologic reviews},
  year={1999},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={
          43-55
        }
}
This paper evaluates vaccines designed to prevent pneumonia among children in developing countries. Additionally, the article discusses the measurement of vaccine efficacy, as well as the potential of vaccine trials to provide information on the etiology of pneumonia and the need for an antibiotic treatment for various categories of acute respiratory infections (ARI). The three approaches to pneumococcal vaccine development include: 1) polysaccharide vaccines; 2) protein-polysaccharide… CONTINUE READING
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