Shingles Vaccine OK in Mild Lupus

NEW YORK (MedPage Today) -- Vaccination against shingles may be safe for patients with mild, stable systemic lupus erythematosus, a researcher said here.
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(European League Against Rheumatism) The results of two studies presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate exciting advances for individuals suffering from systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The first is a phase II clinical study of a promising oral treatment, baricitinib. The second demonstrates the effective use of shingles vaccine in SLE patients who are particularly prone to this infection.
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