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Should a relatively heathy 95 yr. old with history of COPD receive more than 2 pneumonia vaccines in his life time?

2nd pneumonia vaccine was 3-5 years ago.

Related Topics: Pneumonia, Vaccines
 

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If he has had two doses of the pneumonia vaccine, that should be all he needs. That is the maximum dose that the CDC recommends for this vaccine. 

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