How often should one get vaccinated for pneumonia?
there are two types of pneumococcus vaccines. They are PPSV and PCV-13. PPSV and PCV-13 are not vaccine names, they are vaccine types. Since you're talking about a new one, you've probably done PPSV (pneumovax) in the past. If a couple of years have passed since your last vaccination then you can do (and you should do) the PCV-13 vaccine (prevenar). 1-2 years after PCV-13 you will have to do another (the last one) dose of PPSV (pneumovax). And that's all for pneumococcal vaccination.
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