Safety of Zoster Vaccine in Elderly Adults Following Documented Herpes Zoster
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, May 2, 2013
Morrison VA et al. - After completion of the shingles Prevention Study (SPS; VA Cooperative Studies Program #403), SPS placebo recipients were offered investigational zoster vaccine without charge. This provided an opportunity to determine the relative safety of zoster vaccine in older adults following documented herpes zoster (HZ). The results demonstrate that the general safety of zoster vaccine in older persons is not altered by a recent history of documented HZ, supporting the safety ...