Someone I know has a 4 y.o. that has been very ill.
Is this your way of telling us you'll never link to any evidence to support your rhetoric since it's online? Or is it some kewl way of stomping on the antivaxxing nutbags and their conspiracy to bring back chicken pox?
Yeah, I know... STFU Donny.
edited to correct the spelling of Donny... blasphemy for a Lebowski fan.
"Its final report concluded that Americans are getting only 54.9 percent of the care we need."
According to who's idea of *care*? Because poppin pills ain't my idea of "care".
In my experience with my own children, I have found lots of helpful information that I've taken to their dr's to ask questions about.
Who's asking medical advice?
Is there a doctor in the house?
Clearly you're doing the right thing by searching the internet for information on how to medically treat a four year old.
After you tell the physician how to do his/her job, make sure to let he/she know that they wasted a decade and a few hundred thousand dollars on medical school. Obviously everything they needed to know is online!
According to this: http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=920&page=359
Recovery from natural infection with a given pneumococcal type usually is followed by lifelong immunity to reinfection with that type.
Do some strains of wild pneumonia offer lifelong immunity? All of them?
Just curious, I've never read a lot about pneumonia.