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Last Updated: May 22, 2024

Vaccination In Chronic Respiratory Diseases

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Dr. Shiba Kalyan BiswalPulmonologist • 18 Years Exp.DM - Pulmonary Med. & Critical Care Med., MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
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  • Chronic Respiratory diseases like Bronchial Asthma,Bronchiectasis,COPD, Sarcoidosis and Interstitial Lung Disease are vulnerable to repeated infections and multiple hospital visits or admission.
  • The main reasons for the increased susceptibility is altered lung defence, use of steroids in various respiratory conditions and multiple comorbidities like diabetes and coronary disease.
  • Patients should ideally be vaccinated for Pneumococcal and Influenza disease routinely.
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