Do vaccines against pneumonia protect you against the new coronavirus?
New Delhi, 12th February 2020. Do vaccines against pneumonia protect you against the new coronavirus? Anser is No. According to a document of World health organisation (WHO), “Vaccines against pneumonia, such as pneumococcal vaccine and Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib) vaccine, do not provide protection against the new coronavirus.” According to WHO, “The virus is so new and different that it needs its own vaccine. Researchers are trying to develop a vaccine against 2019-nCoV, and WHO is supporting their efforts.” According to WHO, “Although these vaccines are not effective against 2019-nCoV, vaccination against respiratory illnesses is highly recommended to protect your health.” According to WHO there are over 42,000 confirmed cases of Coronavirus worldwide & the death toll from the Coronavirus outbreak stands over 1,000 fatalities.