What to Know About the Shingles Vaccine

What do you know about the shingles vaccine? Find out what it does and why it’s important for older adults to get vaccinated.
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Condition:   Herpes Zoster Interventions:   Biological: HZ/su;   Combination Product: Flu D-QIV;   Biological: mRNA-1273 Sponsor:   GlaxoSmithKline Not yet recruiting
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Thousands of them get sick annually from illnesses — such as pertussis, shingles, human papillomavirus and pneumonia — that could have been prevented by vaccination.
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J Fam Pract. 2021 Jul;70(6S):S13-S18. doi: 10.12788/jfp.0218.ABSTRACTAt the end of the activity, participants will be able to: • Characterize the burden of herpes zoster infections. • Recommend the recombinant zoster vaccine to patients in accordance with guidance from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. • Implement strategies to increase patient acceptance of herpes zoster and other vaccinations. • Use available resources to increase awareness among patients about the importance and safety of recommended vaccinations.PMID:34432619 | DOI:10.12788/jfp.0218
Source: The Journal of Family Practice - Category: Practice Management Authors: Source Type: research
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