Herpes Zoster Vaccine

For more information, s. Zoster (Shingles) Vaccine ACIP Recommendations. Preparations The vaccine contains a weakened strain of wild varicella, similar to that of varicella, but with a higher number of attenuated viruses. Indications The zoster vaccine is recommended for adults ? 60 years, irrespective of whether they have had herpes zoster or not. He is not routinely recommended for people aged 50 to 59 years, but can be used in…

September 3, 2018