The Vaccine Research and Education Center at the University of Iowa is conducting a clinical trial to study the effectiveness and safety of a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) given at different dosages.
Individuals between the ages of 55 and 74 who are in good health are invited to participate in this study. To be eligible for the study either you have not been vaccinated with the pneumonia shot or you have been vaccinated with the pneumonia shot once at least 3 years ago, but not more than 7 years.
The study lasts for 6 months and involves 3-4 study visits and 1 phone call.
Compensation is provided. You can find more information about the study at http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/vaccine/. "Like" us on Facebook at UI Vaccine Research.