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  1. Hello and welcome to Medimetry.PCV 13 vaccine protects against pneumococcal disease.The risk of invasive pneumococcal disease is greatest for children less than 1 year of age.It can cause serious complications like otitis media,pneumonia,meningitis,septicaemia in infants.I suggest that you get your child vaccinated.Vaccination is very effective in preventing pneumococcal disease and its complications.4 doses are recommended for infants.1st dose at 2 months,2nd dose at 4 months,3rd dose at 6 mnths age and 4th dose between 12-15 months of age.I hope this information helps you.Write back to us with more queries.Take care and good day!