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

Dr. Larry Weinrauch Health Pro March 05, 2008
  • 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, those who are essential to the operation of their business,...

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  • 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.