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Should people with CKD 3 be vaccinated for herpes zoster?

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Dr. Michael Silverman
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Agree if over 50

It is actually a live virus vaccine.
.Not a killed virus.

In brief: Agree if over 50

It is actually a live virus vaccine.
.Not a killed virus.
Dr. Michael Silverman
Dr. Michael Silverman
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Yes

Always ensure it is a killed-virus vaccination, but yes, we do recommend vaccination.

In brief: Yes

Always ensure it is a killed-virus vaccination, but yes, we do recommend vaccination.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
This vaccine is live, attenuated virus but those with chronic kidney disease can be and should be vaccinated once they reach the appropriate age.
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