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The Coffs Coast Advocate - - NEWS -

DOCTORS and govern­ments are be­ing urged to “work harder” to re­in­force the pub­lic health mes­sage re­gard­ing the se­ri­ous­ness of the po­ten­tially life-threat­en­ing, but pre­ventable, in­fec­tion pneu­mo­coc­cal pneu­mo­nia. The Lung Foun­da­tion Aus­tralia is team­ing up with re­searchers, doctors and pa­tients across NSW to­day, dur­ing Pneu­mo­nia Aware­ness Week, to call for proac­tive com­mu­nity ac­tion to ad­dress the de­clin­ing vac­ci­na­tion rates against pneu­mo­coc­cal pneu­mo­nia.

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