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Immunization for Elderly

Discuss with your doctor which of the following vaccines are suitable for you! Shingles vaccine Shingles is the reactivation of a previous ‘chicken pox infection’. After the chicken pox infection, the virus stays in our body for the rest of our life. The re-activation of the virus (shingles) occurs when ...
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Table 1. Recommended immunization schedule for adult age less than 65 (not included vaccination recommendation for female of childbearing age) and adult age more than 65 Please read the table together with the foot notes below. VACCINE Adult age less than 65 Adult age more than 65 1. Influenza 1 ...
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Introduction As a person gets older, the immune systems become less effective at fighting certain infectious disease. This means that elderly are more likely to catch infections, and takes longer time to recover once the infection had caught on. In addition, disease like flu which takes a few days to ...
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Elderly at general As a person gets older, the immune systems become less effective at fighting against infections. This means that the elderly are more likely to catch infections, and they take longer time to recover from one. Even if vaccination was given during childhood, the immunity to combat disease ...
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