Vaccine

Varicella Zoster Vaccine Effective for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients

Varicella Zoster Vaccine Effective for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients

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In a phase 3 clinical trial, early vaccination effectively prevented herpes zoster in auto-HSCT recipients.

CDC: Administration Errors Reported With New Shingles Vaccine

CDC: Administration Errors Reported With New Shingles Vaccine

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Between October 20, 2017 and February 20, 2018, the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) received 155 reports involving RZV, with 13 (8%) involving an administrative error.

Robust Immune Responses for Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine

Robust Immune Responses for Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine

Humoral response seen for 97.8% of HZ/su vaccine recipients vs 2% of placebo

Study finds flu shots less effective for obese adults

Study finds flu shots less effective for obese adults

Study finds flu shots are less effective for obese adults compared to healthy weight individuals.

HPV vaccine substantially reduces oral HPV risk

HPV vaccine substantially reduces oral HPV risk

The data suggest that the vaccine may be reducing the prevalence of those infections by as high as 100%.

Almost half of men and women under 60 in the US infected with HPV

Almost half of men and women under 60 in the US infected with HPV

However, the HPV vaccine has the potential to reverse the epidemic and prevent thousands of cancers in the United States each year.

2017 immunization schedule for children and adolescents released by CDC

2017 immunization schedule for children and adolescents released by CDC

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The schedule includes new or revised recommendations for several vaccines for children and adolescents.

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