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FDA approves better vaccine against shingles virus - The Detroit News



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FDA approves better vaccine against shingles virus 
The Detroit News
A new, more effective vaccine to prevent painful shingles has been approved by U.S. regulators. Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said the Food and Drug Administration approved it late Friday. It will be the second vaccine for shingles, which is caused by the ...
New GlaxoSmithKline shingles vaccine gets FDA approval Philly.com
GlaxoSmithKline adult shingles vaccine wins US approval Reuters
FDA approves a new vaccine for shingles that provides broad protection STAT
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GSK's new shingles vaccine may win nod over Merck's Zostavax - STAT



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GSK's new shingles vaccine may win nod over Merck's Zostavax 
STAT
ctober is shaping up to be a momentous month for GlaxoSmithKline's new shingles vaccine, Shingrix. The Food and Drug Administration may approve the vaccine for the U.S. market by the end of this week 1, based on a strong recommendation from the ...

 


Can shingles raise your risk for heart attack and stroke? - Harvard Health



Can shingles raise your risk for heart attack and stroke? 
Harvard Health
A research letter published in the July 3 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology says that shingles, a painful rash caused by the varicella-zoster virus (the same virus that causes chickenpox) may be linked to an increased risk of ...

 


Do I need a shingles vaccine booster? - Harvard Health



Do I need a shingles vaccine booster? 
Harvard Health
A. Zostavax is a vaccine to protect against shingles, a disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which also causes chickenpox. If you had chickenpox as a child, the virus can linger in your body and re-emerge, typically in later adulthood, as ...

 


GlaxoSmithKline's shingles vaccine gets approval in Canada - Reuters - Reuters



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Why older adults need the shingles, flu and pneumonia vaccines - The Daily Tribune



The Daily Tribune
 
Why older adults need the shingles, flu and pneumonia vaccines 
The Daily Tribune
Did you know that as you age, your immunity to the diseases you've been vaccinated against as a child starts to wane? That's why it's just as important to be vaccinated as an adult as it was as a child. Plus, some of the illnesses you could contract in ...

 


Razing the roof: Street mix-up leads to new roof for wrong house - Fort Worth Star Telegram



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Razing the roof: Street mix-up leads to new roof for wrong house 
Fort Worth Star Telegram
?Does anyone have workers redoing their roof? Someone came to our house today and took the shingles off our roof, realized they had the wrong house and bolted ... with the shingles,? she wrote Tuesday. ?We have no idea who they are or what company ...

 


PHA issues reminder to people aged 70 and 78 to receive shingles ... - Derry Now (blog)



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PHA issues reminder to people aged 70 and 78 to receive shingles ... 
Derry Now (blog)
The Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding all people aged 70 and 78 years old that they are eligible to receive the shingles vaccine. Every year in Northern ...
Thousands eligible to receive shingles vaccination - are you ... Tyrone Times
22 Plaintiffs Claim Zostavax Injuries in New Jersey Lawsuit | New ... Legal Examiner

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Glaxo's Shingles Vaccine Shingrix Gets Approval in Canada - Nasdaq - Nasdaq



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Glaxo's Shingles Vaccine Shingrix Gets Approval in Canada - Nasdaq 
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GlaxoSmithKline plcGSK announced that its vaccine Shingrix has been approved in Canada for the prevention of shingles (herpes zoster) in older.
GSK's shingles vaccine gets 1st approval from Canada - Korea ... Korea Biomedical Review

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Most Physicians Say Shingrix Important Development for Shingles - Medscape



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Most Physicians Say Shingrix Important Development for Shingles 
Medscape
But, after being given detailed data about the vaccine, 87% of physicians and PAs said Shingrix was an important or very important development in shingles prevention. Ninety-four percent of NPs viewed the vaccine as important or very important.