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Flu And Pneumonia Immunization Campaign

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  1. mrRichie

    I went to the doctors the other day to see the nurse for a check up, all was well, but she said that because I'm diabetic that I should have the "PNEUMONIA VACCINE" as anyone else been advised to have it? I'm not sure that I really need it? Any advice would be great.

  2. Robinredbreast

    Which adults need the PCV13 vaccine?
    All adults 65 years of age or older who have not previously received PCV13.
    Adults 19 years of age or older with certain medical conditions, and who have not previously received PCV13. Medical conditions include:

    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks
    Cochlear implant(s)
    Sickle cell disease and other hemaglobinopathies
    Functional or anatomic asplenia
    Congenital or acquired immunodeficiencies
    HIV infection
    Chronic renal failure
    Nephrotic syndrome
    Leukemia
    Hodgkin disease
    Generalized malignancy
    Long-term immunosuppressive therapy
    Solid organ transplant
    Multiple myeloma
    PPSV23 Vaccine Information Statement, the Adult Immunization Schedule, and theACIP Recommendations for Use of Pneumococcal Vaccines, Sept 2010.
    Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) is recommended for all children younger than 5 years old, all adults 65 years or older, and people 6 years or older with certain risk factors. Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23) is recommended for all adults 65 years or older.
    This may be helpful to you.
    Best wishes RRB

  3. mrRichie

    Still none the wiser, but thanks anyway RRB

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