Varicella

Two-dose vaccine cuts varicella incidence

Two-dose vaccine cuts varicella incidence

From 2006 to 2010, varicella incidence declined 76% and 67%, respectively, at two active-surveillance sites.

Long-term varicella vax effectiveness confirmed

Long-term varicella vax effectiveness confirmed

The chicken pox vaccine appears effective 14 years after immunization, without any waning, and may also reduce shingles risk.

Acute renal failure related to topical acyclovir

Acute renal failure related to topical acyclovir

Is it common to see renal failure triggered by high doses of topical acyclovir?

Breaking down barriers to care

Breaking down barriers to care

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Why isn't the shingles vaccine more popular? Some say it's too expensive to keep in stock.

Shingles vaccine after lymphoma treatment

Is it safe for a patient who underwent chemotherapy to receive the herpes zoster vaccine?

Lung infiltrates complicate a common rash

The vesicular rash spread rapidly from the face and mouth to cover the chest, back, arms, legs, and feet.

Herpes zoster risk in an infant

Herpes zoster risk in an infant

What is the best way to prevent transmission of the varicella-zoster virus?

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