How much pneumococcal vaccine PPSV do I need?

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You should need only one dose of the pneumococcal PPSV vaccine. That one dose should begin protecting you within two to three weeks. If you are 65 or older, you might benefit from a second dose if your first one was more than five years ago. It is not recommended to receive more than two doses in a lifetime. Talk to your doctor to get more information about the pneumococcal vaccine.

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