Should patients who have heart disease take vaccinations for flu, pneumonia, and shingles?

Dr. Larry Weinrauch Health Pro
  • Annual vaccinations for influenza virus are recommended for many groups of people. I strongly suggest that all people over the age of 65, people who have any chronic condition that would make an illness such as influenza more dangerous,┬áthose who are essential to the operation of their business, and...

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Published On: March 05, 2008
  • maurice
    Feb. 23, 2011

    I cannot get a definitive answer as to whether or not I should get a shingles shot since i have  scherloderma sine scherloderma, which has been in remission for 15 years.  I'm not interested in some long-winded opinionl  There's too much at stake hear.  Does ayone have the answer?

  • Anonymous
    Dec. 27, 2010

    Very helpful. I have shingles and the idea of getting flu as well is an alarming one so I will now go and get the flu shot. I am 56 so not in the 65 plus group but clealry my immune system is below par.