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@astaingegerdm

@curious2know @merpreb – Merry, you are correct. The COVID-19 pneumonia is part of the viral infection. A vaccine like Prevnar could prevent a secondary bacterial pneumonia from pneumococcus.

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@astaingegerdm– From what I can gather pneumonia that occurs as a secondary infection with COVID-19 is bacterial pneumonia. The vaccine covers viruses.
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/clinical-guidance-management-patients.html
https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/23/antibiotic-resistance-hidden-threat-lurking-behind-covid-19/

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