A patient presents to the emergency department complaining of headache behind her left eye and redness of the left eyelid.
Researchers sought to compare the effectiveness and cost-savings of the recombinant subunit zoster vaccine with that of the live attenuated zoster vaccine in individuals aged ≥50 years.
Highest rates of HZO seen in older adults, women, and in whites vs other racial groups.
For solid organ cancers, the risk is greater among those receiving chemotherapy.
However, adjuvant recombinant subunit vaccine tied to more injection site adverse events.
Disruption of molecular, genetic, clinical networks by human herpesvirus in brains of subjects with AD.
Early vaccination of autologous hemopoietic stem-cell transplant (auto-HSCT) recipients during the peri-transplant period can be effective for the prevention of infections such as herpes zoster.
In a phase 3 clinical trial, early vaccination effectively prevented herpes zoster in auto-HSCT recipients.