I had the pneumovax 23 shot November 2015. In January 2020...

Question: 

I had the pneumovax 23 shot November 2015. In January 2020 I had the Prevnar 13. I was told that now in January 2021 I need to get the pneumovax 23 again. is this a booster?

Answer: 

A once-only revaccination (booster) of the PNEUMOVAX®23 vaccine is recommended for people with certain medical conditions. Speak with your health care provider who knows you best to find out if a second dose is needed and when to get it. Read more about pneumococcal vaccine here

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