For information on kidney disease visit www.kidney.org.
Please advise all transplant patients that they are OK to have a vacine of a “killed” virus, but not a “live” virus, i.e. shingles or the new nose spray flu shots. I was advised to have a shingle shot by my family physician and we were fortune that the pharmacist questioned it. In checking with kidney doctor was adivsed, no way was I ever to have a live vacine. It can infect other organs in your body do to having a supressed immune system.
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