AP is a 70-year-old man who presents to the pharmacy for vaccination information. He is in very good health except for a slight cough and a minor cold, which he is treating with OTC products. At this visit, he inquires about whether he should get his flu shot and any other vaccinations that he may need. Should he receive the zoster vaccine?
In Seniors: Consider CMV Serostatus
When Recommending Flu Vaccine
Older people who have cytomegalovirus seem to have less robust responses to the trivalent influenza vaccine than those who do not have CMV.
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