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Kids Beat Grown-ups on Pneumonia Vaccines

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  Last updated June 1, 2017 at 10:14 am

The latest research from Lung Foundation Australia shows that grown-ups need to play catch up when it comes to getting their pneumonia vaccine. We spoke with Dr Rodney Pearce AM, General Practitioner and a Director of the Australian General Practice Accreditation/Quality in Practice about how just because adults may feel young at heart, it doesn't stop your immune system from getting older, and who can claim their vaccine for free.

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