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The New Shingles Vaccine: What You Should Know About Shingrix - ConsumerReports.org



The New Shingles Vaccine: What You Should Know About Shingrix 
ConsumerReports.org
Shingles, which is also called herpes zoster, occurs when the chickenpox virus (varicella zoster), which is dormant in those who've had the illness, reawakens later in life. Almost all adults over age 40 carry the chickenpox virus?and the older we get ...

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CDC Panel Recommends a New Shingles Vaccine - New York Times



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CDC Panel Recommends a New Shingles Vaccine 
New York Times
Once a person has had chickenpox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue. Years later, it may reactivate as shingles. The C.D.C. estimates that about one million cases are diagnosed in the United States each year. ?This is what we've been waiting for ...
Who should get the new shingles vaccine? CBS News
ACIP Recommends Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine Pharmacy Times
There's a new shingles vaccine and experts say you should get it KVOA Tucson News
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Tofacitinib Safety Comparable With Biologics - Rheumatology Advisor



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Tofacitinib Safety Comparable With Biologics 
Rheumatology Advisor
In addition, malignancies and major adverse cardiovascular events were comparable in all groups. The rates of herpes zoster infections were higher in the tofacitinib vs comparator group (incidence rate: 1.96 [5 mg] vs 2.66 [10 mg] vs 1.26 [comparison]).

 


Statewide gathering goes viral - Arizona State University



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Statewide gathering goes viral 
Arizona State University
The viruses in the alpha herpesvirus sub-family including human Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 (HSV-1 & -2) and Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV), infect neurons and are among the very few viruses that have evolved to make their living in the mammalian nervous ...

 


Why Do We Need Separate Chicken-Pox and Shingles Vaccines? - The Atlantic



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Why Do We Need Separate Chicken-Pox and Shingles Vaccines? 
The Atlantic
On the other hand, the existing chicken-pox vaccine, aimed at children, contains a whole, live, but weakened varicella zoster virus. ?Live viral vaccines tend to work better in children,? says Ann Arvin, an infectious-disease specialist at Stanford ...

 


CDC's ACIP recommends preferred use of new herpes zoster vaccine - Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com



CDC's ACIP recommends preferred use of new herpes zoster vaccine 
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ACIP voted to recommend the recently approved Shingrix (GlaxoSmithKline) vaccine, also known as herpes zoster subunit (HZ/su), for adults aged 50 years and older, as well as revaccination for those who previously received the Zostavax (Merck) vaccine ...

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FDA approves shingles vaccine Shingrix - Healio



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FDA approves shingles vaccine Shingrix 
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GlaxoSmithKline recently announced that the FDA has approved the company's herpes zoster vaccine, Shingrix, for adults aged 50 years and older. The approval is based on data from a phase 3 clinical trial program that assessed the safety, efficacy and ...
FDA Clears Shingles Vaccine Shingrix for Adults 50 and Older Medscape
FDA Approves Shingles Vaccine With More Than 90% Efficacy Managed Care magazine
GSK's shingles vaccine Shingrix claims US approval PMLiVE
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Takeda Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) for CD30-Positive Cutaneous T-Cell ... - Business Wire India (press release)



Takeda Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) for CD30-Positive Cutaneous T-Cell ... 
Business Wire India (press release)
Serious infections and opportunistic infections: Serious infections such as pneumonia, staphylococcal bacteremia, sepsis/septic shock (including fatal outcomes), and herpes zoster, and opportunistic infections such as Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia ...

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CDC's ACIP Recommends Adding Shingrix to the Adult Vaccination Schedule - Infectious Disease Special Edition



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CDC's ACIP Recommends Adding Shingrix to the Adult Vaccination Schedule 
Infectious Disease Special Edition
The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to include the new recombinant, adjuvanted zoster vaccine (Shingrix, GlaxoSmithKline) in the adult vaccination recommendations for the prevention of shingles (herpes zoster).
ACIP Makes Recommendations for Changes to 2018 Immunization Schedules Pharmacy Times

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NanoViricides Provides Further Details on Its Herpes-Induced Acute Retinal Necrosis Animal Study to be Presented On ... - PR Newswire (press release)



NanoViricides Provides Further Details on Its Herpes-Induced Acute Retinal Necrosis Animal Study to be Presented On ... 
PR Newswire (press release)
This disease is caused by members of the herpesvirus family, including, herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), varicella zoster virus (VZV), and herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). An estimated 50,000 new and recurrent cases of viral ARN per year are reported in ...