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Kenya Researchers Delighted by Pneumonia Vaccine's Success

Researchers in Kenya are reporting major success in the large-scale trial of a new pneumonia vaccine. The vaccine, PCV-10, was given to 35,000 children in the town of Kilifi over a period of seven years. Eighty percent of these children showed stronger resistance to pneumonia once the vaccine was administered. Martin Ota, a research officer with the World Health Organization, was among those present when the results were unveiled Wednesday at a meeting in Nairobi Wednesday.  He...

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