Old Oct 24, 19, 3:59 pm
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Originally Posted by muji View Post
That's good to keep in mind - to not get a vaccine within a week or so of traveling. You never know what reaction you might get.

I recently got the pneumonia vaccine, PCV13, which was followed by several days of feeling very achey and lethargic.

edited to add: Hope you feel better soon.
Good advice.

We try to avoid shots, especially vaccines, if the next few days are "important" (meetings, travel, etc.), just in case.

But apparently the Shingrix vaccine (the new one, not the older one) can have especially unpleasant, but temporary, side effects for several days.

Thanks for the reminder!
I had been trying on and off a lot to find some "in stock", and I sort of forgot about it, even though we remembered the flu shots.

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