Question of the Week
For February 9, 2016
A 67-year-old man is transferred to a rehabilitation facility after being hospitalized for a hip fracture. During his hospitalization, he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma and started chemotherapy. He has no other significant medical issues and recently had a negative tuberculin skin test.
His vaccination history includes receipt of the influenza vaccine and Covid-19 vaccines shortly before he started chemotherapy and receipt of the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (but not a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine) 2 years ago.
Which one of the following vaccinations is recommended for this patient at this time?