Shingles Vaccine

CDC endorses new shingles vaccine for people over 50


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed a new recombinant zoster vaccine for shingles prevention in those over 50, saying it is more effective than a live attenuated version.

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Shingles vaccine offers 'poor protection' for seniors with untreated depression, study finds


Seniors who are depressed may be at higher risk for shingles, even if they are vaccinated. This is according to research published recently in Clinical Infectious Diseases.