Pneumonia Shots Made Affordable for Kids in Poor Countries

Pneumonia Shots Made Affordable for Kids in Poor Countries

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Vaccine shot US ArmyDrugmaker Pfizer Inc. has agreed to provide hundreds of millions of doses of its lucrative vaccine against pneumonia and meningitis at a fraction of the usual price for young children in poor countries.

The deal to provide 260 million shots of its Prevnar 13 vaccine for a few dollars each is Pfizer’s third agreement under an innovative cooperative government-business program.

(READ the AP story from CBC News)

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