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The zoster vaccine (trade name Zostavax) is a live vaccine developed by Merck .... New Vaccine to Reduce Older Americans' Risk of Shingles" (Press release).

New Shingles Vaccine May Offer Improved Protection - The New ...


Apr 29, 2015 ... An investigational shingles vaccine may be more effective, particularly in older people.

Engineering A Shingles Vaccine That Doesn't Wimp Out Over Time ...


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 »
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Phase 3 Trial of Recombinant Shingles Vaccine Shows Promise in ...


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 ...

New Shingles Vaccine Works Better - NBC News


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.

Benefits of New Shingles Vaccine May Extend to More Patients


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 ...

Experimental new vaccine may help in the fight against shingles ...


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 ...

Shingles Vaccine: What You Need to Know - WebMD


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.

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Q: Who should get the new vaccine for shingles?
A: The vaccine for shingles is recommended for use in people 60 years old and older to prevent shingles. The older a person is, the more severe the effects of shin... Read More »
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Q: New Shingles Vaccine.
A: WOW! You sure were lucky not to damage your eye or eyes. You could never put DMSO near the eye, or on the face. It#27;s way too strong. The DMSO I got had aloe ... Read More »
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Q: Does medicare pay for the new shingles vaccine?
A: i worked for medicare up until may of this year. they do not cover the cost of the vaccine . your medicare prescription drug plan may cover the cost but medicar... Read More »
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Q: New shingles vaccine -HEP C and are over 60.
A: Read this and you might consider googling other sites; http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS/2006/NEW01378.html. It seems to have some potential for helping.  You ... Read More »
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Q: What is a Shingles Vaccine?
A: The shingles vaccine, Zostavax, is highly recommended for those over sixty years old to prevent an attack of shingles. Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful inf... Read More »
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