Influenza vaccines, also known as flu shots, are vaccines that protect against influenza. A new version of the vaccine is developed twice a year as the influenza virus rapidly changes.
The pneumococcal vaccine protects against the bacteria streptococcus pneumonia. The vaccine can prevent some cases of pneumonia and sepsis. Pneumococcal vaccines are recommended for all people over the age of 65.
The shingles vaccine is recommended for adults age 60 and older, whether they've already had shingles or not.