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Thisoldbird | 17:33 Mon 16th Mar 2020 | Body & Soul
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My husband and I have had the Pneumonia injection..he has also had a second one as a precaution because of lung & heart conditions ..

This CORONAVIRUS causes pneumonia..would either of us still get it should we get the virus?



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I think that is a sensible course of actions

your larger question - does the injection cure everything immediately? including cancer ?

no of course not - you need snake oil for that
Apparently not as there are so many different types of pneumonia, but worth having it because all the other problems haven't gone away
taken from the WHO website
"Do vaccines against pneumonia protect you against the new coronavirus?

No. Vaccines against pneumonia, such as pneumococcal vaccine and Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib) vaccine, do not provide protection against the new coronavirus.

The virus is so new and different that it needs its own vaccine. Researchers are trying to develop a vaccine against 2019-nCoV, and WHO is supporting their efforts.

Although these vaccines are not effective against 2019-nCoV, vaccination against respiratory illnesses is highly recommended to protect your health."
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Should have said we had the injections a couple of years ago.

I never thought for one minute they would cure cancer, Peter Pedant!

Thank you Romanwhitch I didn't know there were different forms of pneumonia.

He is 87 so considered at risk.

I would consider keeping him in the house for the next few weeks ( and garden and lonely walks OK etc)
The pneumonia injection protects against the most common forms of pneumonia, but not all forms. That said, it's likely that if you caught Covid-19, it would not result in you further developing pneumonia. But Covid-19 itself would be bad enough.
I asked a similar question to a doctor friend a few days ago, 'did having an injection of Pneumovax 23 Fer M Kan FER N1 0.5 ml make sense' & this was his reply;

Yes, it does make some sense. Pneumovax is recommended in some countries for everyone over 65 and people with comorbidities (other diseases). It is important to be aware that it protects only against pneumococcal infections, and there are other microorganisms that can overwhelm the immune system in people with viral infections who secondarily develop pneumonia.

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