30% of CT seniors not protected from pneumonia

A new report has found that 30 percent of all senior citizens in Connecticut have not received a vaccination against pneumonia.Bob Bepko, administrative director for

NORWALK - A new report has found that 30 percent of all senior citizens in Connecticut have not received a vaccination against pneumonia.

Bob Bepko, administrative director for Pharmacy Services at Norwalk Hospital, says pneumonia kills more people than the flu in the United States.

Bepko says you can get a pneumonia shot at the same time as a flu shot. He adds that both are necessary since they protect against different things.

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