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The new shingles vaccine: What PCPs need to know

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In his latest audiocast, Doug Campos-Outcalt, MD, MPA, reviews the newly FDA-approved herpes zoster subunit vaccine and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice’s somewhat surprising recommendation regarding its use.


 

Resources

  1. US Food and Drug Administration. Shingrix. Available at: https://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/Vaccines/ApprovedProducts/ucm581491.htm. Accessed November 17, 2017.
  2. Hales CM, Harpaz R, Ortego-Sanchez I, et al. Update on recommendations for the use of herpes zoster vaccine. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014;63:729-731.
  3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Herpes Zoster Work Group Activity Update. June 21, 2017. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/acip/meetings/downloads/slides-2017-06/zoster-01-belongia.pdf. Accessed October 27, 2017.
  4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Vaccination. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/shingles/vaccination.html. Accessed November 17, 2017.
  5. Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). Atlanta, Ga; October 25-26, 2017. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/acip/meetings/downloads/agenda-archive/agenda-2017-10.pdf. Accessed November 20, 2017.
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