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Recommended Vaccines ' Hepatitis A and B. A combination vaccine is given in three shots over a one-year period. ' Influenza. One shot annually, taken in October or November. ' Measles, mumps, rubella. Not recommended for HIVers with CD4-cell counts below 200, a history of AIDS-related infections, or clinical symptoms of HIV disease. ' Polysaccharide pneumococcal pneumonia. Repeat every five years. If the initial vaccine is given when CD4-cell count is below 200, it should be readministered when count climbs back above 200. ' Tetanus and diphtheria. Repeat every 10 years. For the first time in decades, this year's tetanus shot also includes protection against pertussis, commonly called whooping cough. Vaccines Not Recommended ' Anthrax ' Herpes zoster (shingles) ' Smallpox ' Varicella (chicken pox)
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