The company is seeking the FDA's go-ahead for first-in-human trials in patients with hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia.
If approved, the product would be the first pneumococcal conjugate vaccine specifically designed for adults.
A large meta-analysis shows that influenza vaccination is tied to significantly less antibiotic use, while the effect of pneumococcal vaccination is less pronounced.
HIV was the only cause of disease that rose over time, especially among females and older children and adolescents.
Compared to the established CURB-65 risk-prediction tool, a deep-learning model had a higher specificity at the same sensitivity.
Even those who did 10 to 150 minutes of aerobic (cardio) exercise per week had a 21% lower risk, with higher levels linked to a 41% to 50% reduction.
A meta-analysis finds that short-course antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia did not result in increased recurrence or relapse
New data suggest that severe pneumonia in mechanically ventilated COVID-19 patients is similar to other types of pneumonia, but COVID patients require mechanical ventilation longer.
Flu vaccination reduced pneumonia by 40% and hospitalization by 15% in people with heart failure.
In 9 clinical trials, children received either amoxicillin or cotrimoxazole for different durations.