PRO/EDR> Pneumococcal disease – France: (PR) Marseille, shipyard workers

Pneumonia — France
Cassir N, Pascal L, Ferrieux D, Bruel C, et al.
We report the 3rd outbreak of pneumococcal pneumonia within one year among workers in European shipyards. During January and February 2020, 37 cases of pneumonia were identified in a shipyard in Marseille, southeastern France. Outbreak control measures were implemented, including a mass vaccination campaign with 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine targeting all shipyard workers. Given the high mobility of