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as a 74 year old, immunocompromised senior, should I have...
as a 74 year old, immunocompromised senior, should I have the PPSV23 vaccine? I had Prevnar 13 in 2016
The Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (PPV23 ) protects against 23 types of pneumococcal bacteria and is recommended and publicly funded (free) for all seniors 65 years of age and older.
A second dose of PPV23 vaccine is recommended for people with certain medical conditions. Speak with your health care provider to find out if you need a second dose of PPV23 vaccine five years later.