Pfizer's Pneumococcal Vaccine Could See a Boost in Sales After the CDC's Recommendation for Use in Older Adults

Pfizer’s Prevnar 13 Could See a $2 Billion Boost in Sales

Pfizer’s Pneumococcal Vaccine Could See a Boost in Sales After the CDC’s Recommendation for Use in Older Adults On Wednesday, Pfizer announced that the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunisation Practices (ACIP) has decided to recommend and promote the Prevnar 13 pneumococcal vaccine for use in adults aged 65 and up. The vaccine protects against pneumococcal diseases including pneumonia, which can …

Merck Statement regarding Role of PNEUMOVAX® 23 (Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent) in Updated ACIP Recommendations for Pneumococcal Vaccination in Adults

13 August, 2014 Merck, known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, today provided the following statement regarding the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP’s) updated pneumococcal vaccine recommendations for adults 65 years of age and older. These recommendations call for a two vaccine regimen utilizing a dose of the …