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Real Stories of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Jane’s Experience with Pneumonia

Published November 1, 2023

Each year, over one million adults in the U.S. seek hospital care due to pneumonia. While pneumonia is the 8th leading cause of death, it can be prevented with vaccination. Jane, a vaccine advocate and pneumonia survivor, tells her story about her experience with pneumonia. Learn more about vaccination and other vaccine-preventable diseases by visiting