Vaccine against herpes zoster halves incidence in older people, finds study2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2349 (Published 12 April 2013) Cite this as: 2013;346:f2349
- Sophie Ramsey
Adults over 65 years old are half as likely to develop shingles if they are vaccinated against it and are also less likely to develop post-herpetic neuralgia, a large US study has found.
Researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia …
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