The zoster vaccine (trade name Zostavax) is a live vaccine developed by Merck
.... New Vaccine to Reduce Older Americans' Risk of Shingles" (Press release).
Apr 29, 2015 ... An investigational shingles vaccine may be more effective, particularly in older
Jul 13, 2015 ... If you had chickenpox as a child, then you're at risk for shingles. ... A new vaccine
that offers nearly complete protection against the painful ...
The FDA has licensed a new vaccine
Zostavax, to reduce the risk of shingles
(herpes zoster) for use in people 60 years of age and older. Shingles
is characterized by clusters of blisters, which develop on one side of the body and can cause severe pain that may last for... More »
Jul 15, 2015 ... In late April the New England Journal of Medicine published the results of a
Phase 3 study of the GSK vaccine HZ/su. This randomized control ...
Apr 29, 2015 ... A new vaccine to protect people against shingles seems to work better than the
current vaccine, protecting more than 97 percent of people.
Jul 10, 2015 ... Phase 3 study results indicate that the HZ/su vaccine potentially offers more
robust protection to the elderly and the immunocompromised than ...
May 4, 2015 ... A large trial of an experimental anti-shingles vaccine, called HZ/su, appears to be
effective even in older people. It could also work for those ...
Nov 19, 2015 ... WebMD explains why you need the shingles vaccine, who's at risk for the virus,
and vaccine ... New PHN Drug Cuts Lingering Shingles Pain.