Pneumococcal Vaccine Clinical Trial

Now Open in Binghamton and Endwell, NY; Norfolk, NE; Omaha, NE; Rockville, MD; Savannah, GA

Pneumococcal disease is caused by a type of bacterium called Streptococcus pneumoniae. Researchers are studying an investigational vaccine that may provide protection against pneumococcal disease in healthy adults age 50 and older. Pneumococcal disease is caused by a type of bacterium that is a major cause of infections that may be in the ears, sinuses, blood, lungs, or brain. This study will test the effectiveness and safety of three different lots of an investigational vaccination compared to a vaccine already approved for use.

Eligible participants…

  • Must be age 65 or older
  • Must be in good health
  • Must have no history of severe adverse reaction associated with a vaccine
  • Must NOT have received this season's flu vaccine yet
  • Must not have an allergy to egg proteins or chicken proteins
  • Must not have a serious chronic disorder
  • May receive compensation for time and travel
  • Do not need insurance to join this study

For more information, complete the form on this page. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. There is no obligation to join — you can decide if the study is right for you.

You can also talk to a Meridian enrollment specialist about this study by calling (402) 934-7563 (NE) or (912) 623-2240 (GA, MD, NY).

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