How soon after taking the pneumococcal vaccine will my symptoms improve?

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The pneumococcal vaccine is a prescription injectable vaccine used to prevent infection from specific bacteria. The vaccine does not treat the bacterial infections. The goal of the vaccine is to help the body build immunity against infections caused by the bacteria such as brain fever, and therefore not suffer from any symptoms of bacterial infection.

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