If a 20 year old university student had pneumonia last year,...

Question: 

If a 20 year old university student had pneumonia last year, does she need to get vaccinated for pneumonia, as she is now more susceptible to getting it again?

Answer: 

We provide general immunization information but cannot provide consultation on individual cases. Please contact your health care provider who can do a more thorough assessement and make a recommendation. You can find info regarding pneumococcal disease here.

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