CDC: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is hosting a virtual meeting on September 29-30, 2021. The agenda will include discussions on cholera vaccine, hepatitis vaccines, herpes zoster vaccines, orthopoxvirus vaccine, pneumococcal vaccine, and tickborne encephalitis vaccine. Includes information on how to submit public comments or request permission to make a public comment during the meeting. Registration is not required and the meeting is open to the public, available online via a live webcast. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 26, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Herpes zoster (shingles) immunisation programme 2020 to 2021: evaluation reports, PHE (updated 5th July 2021)
This report evaluates the seventh year of the shingles vaccination programme which offers the shingles vaccine to those turning 70 and 78 years old respectively. Adults remain eligible until their 80th birthday. 5 July 2021 Updated main report. 21 June 2021 Updated report to correct an error in data from one GP IT supplier. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People Are Reporting Unexpected Side Effects After COVID-19 Vaccination —But That’s Actually Normal
Abigail, a 29-year-old from New York City who asked to use a pseudonym to preserve her privacy, knew to expect some side effects after she got her second Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in February. The fever, body aches and fatigue she felt were nothing surprising. But when she began experiencing heavy, “stupidly painful, debilitating” menstrual periods, she felt blindsided. “I had not heard a single person talking about it,” she says. While scientists have not confirmed that COVID-19 vaccines can cause menstrual changes like Abigail’s, she feels confident the shot was her trigger, since she...
Source: TIME: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Covid vaccine and shingles: What are the symptoms of shingles? What causes it?
THE Covid vaccine has provided the sole option of exiting the pandemic and living restriction-free but has racked up a string of unfounded side-effect claims, among them shingles. What are the symptoms of shingles, and what causes it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israeli scientists announce yet another COVID-19 vaccine side effect: herpes zoster
(Natural News) Blood clots are rightfully one of the more attention-grabbing side effects of COVID-19 vaccines, but Israeli scientists are also warning about another potential side effect: herpes infections. A study that appeared in the Rheumatology journal notes that scientists there have identified six cases of patients developing the herpes zoster skin rash after receiving... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Six with autoimmune conditions developed shingles after Pfizer vaccine
A new study from Israel found that 1.2% of patients with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases developed shingles after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID toes, Moderna arm, all-body rash: Vaccines can cause skin reactions but aren't dangerous, study says
A new study finds some COVID-19 vaccine skin reactions, including a measles-like rash and shingles, are rare, and thankfully brief, side effects. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Long Does the Shingles Vaccine Last
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - March 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

U.S. Will Have Enough COVID-19 Vaccines for All Adults by End of May, Biden Says
(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adult Americans by the end of May, two months earlier than anticipated, as his administration announced that drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s newly approved shot. With the bolstered supply, Biden also announced he would be using the powers of the federal government to direct all states to prioritize vaccinating teachers, and said the federal government would provide the doses directly through its pharmacy program. He challenged states to administe...
Source: TIME: Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ZEKE MILLER, LINDA A. JOHNSON and JONATHAN LEMIRE/AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 wire Source Type: news

Experts Debunk COVID-19 Vaccine –Shingles Link Experts Debunk COVID-19 Vaccine –Shingles Link
Infectious disease specialists, however, disagree that this is cause and effect, but interest in the possible connection remains high.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - February 10, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Experts Debunk COVID-19 Vaccine-Shingles Link
Cases of shingles appearing are not surprising during the pandemic, but there's no evidence they are linked to the COVID-19 vaccine. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccination in pregnancy (VIP), PHE (updated 31st December 2020)
This guidance contains advice for health professionals on pregnant women who are vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19), chicken pox (varicella), shingles or measles, mumps, rubella. Recent updates: 31st December 2020 - updated Vaccination in pregnancy (VIP) notification form. 18th December 2020 - updated VIP notification form and added COVID-19 vaccine information. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don ’t Let the Pandemic Stop Your Shots
Even as older adults await the coronavirus vaccine, many are skipping the standard ones. That ’s not wise, health experts say. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: your-feed-science Whooping Cough Shingles (Disease) Diphtheria Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Influenza Elderly Epidemics Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Pneumonia your-feed-healthcare Vaccination and Immunization Hepatitis Tetanus Minorities Source Type: news

Cost-effective or not? New research on national vaccination programs
(University of Gothenburg) Immunizing children against chickenpox would save money, but offering shingles vaccinations to all 65-year-olds would not. These are examples of findings in a University of Gothenburg thesis exploring the cost-effectiveness of Sweden's national vaccination programs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Health Officials Track Safety as COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out to more and more people, health authorities are keeping close watch for any unexpected side effects. On Tuesday, a health worker in Alaska suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. She is in the hospital for another night under observation while another worker, vaccinated Wednesday, has recovered. Doctors already knew to be on the lookout after Britain reported two similar cases last week. Related: Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration In the U.S., vaccine recipients are supposed ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Health Officials Track Safety as COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out to more and more people, health authorities are keeping close watch for any unexpected side effects. On Tuesday, a health worker in Alaska suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. She is in the hospital for another night under observation while another worker, vaccinated Wednesday, has recovered. Doctors already knew to be on the lookout after Britain reported two similar cases last week. Related: Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration In the U.S., vaccine recipients are supposed ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Health Officials Track Safety as COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out to more and more people, health authorities are keeping close watch for any unexpected side effects. On Tuesday, a health worker in Alaska suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. She is in the hospital for another night under observation while another worker, vaccinated Wednesday, has recovered. Doctors already knew to be on the lookout after Britain reported two similar cases last week. Related: Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration In the U.S., vaccine recipients are supposed ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Health Officials Track Safety as COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out to more and more people, health authorities are keeping close watch for any unexpected side effects. On Tuesday, a health worker in Alaska suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. She is in the hospital for another night under observation while another worker, vaccinated Wednesday, has recovered. Doctors already knew to be on the lookout after Britain reported two similar cases last week. Related: Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration In the U.S., vaccine recipients are supposed ...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Health Officials Track Safety as COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out to more and more people, health authorities are keeping close watch for any unexpected side effects. On Tuesday, a health worker in Alaska suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. She is in the hospital for another night under observation while another worker, vaccinated Wednesday, has recovered. Doctors already knew to be on the lookout after Britain reported two similar cases last week. Related: Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration In the U.S., vaccine recipients are supposed ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Health Officials Track Safety as COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out to more and more people, health authorities are keeping close watch for any unexpected side effects. On Tuesday, a health worker in Alaska suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. She is in the hospital for another night under observation while another worker, vaccinated Wednesday, has recovered. Doctors already knew to be on the lookout after Britain reported two similar cases last week. Related: Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration In the U.S., vaccine recipients are supposed ...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Moderna Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Is 94.5% Effective In Early Tests
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Featured Healthcare Status Syndicated CBSN Boston Coronavirus Coronavirus Vaccine Moderna Moderna Therapeutics Source Type: news

Early Data Suggests Moderna ’s COVID-19 Vaccine Is Nearly 95% Effective—And You Can Keep It in the Fridge
For the second time this month, there’s promising news from a COVID-19 vaccine candidate: Moderna said Monday its shots provide strong protection, a dash of hope against the grim backdrop of coronavirus surges in the U.S. and around the world. Moderna said its vaccine appears to be 94.5% effective, according to preliminary data from the company’s still ongoing study. A week ago, competitor Pfizer Inc. announced its own COVID-19 vaccine appeared similarly effective — news that puts both companies on track to seek permission within weeks for emergency use in the U.S. Dr. Stephen Hoge, Moderna’s presid...
Source: TIME: Health - November 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LAURAN NEERGAARD / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News News Desk wire Source Type: news

Early Data Suggests Moderna ’s COVID-19 Vaccine Is Nearly 95% Effective—And You Can Keep It in the Fridge
For the second time this month, there’s promising news from a COVID-19 vaccine candidate: Moderna said Monday its shots provide strong protection, a dash of hope against the grim backdrop of coronavirus surges in the U.S. and around the world. Moderna said its vaccine appears to be 94.5% effective, according to preliminary data from the company’s still ongoing study. A week ago, competitor Pfizer Inc. announced its own COVID-19 vaccine appeared similarly effective — news that puts both companies on track to seek permission within weeks for emergency use in the U.S. Dr. Stephen Hoge, Moderna’s presid...
Source: TIME: Science - November 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: LAURAN NEERGAARD / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News News Desk wire Source Type: news

One Dose Of Coronavirus Vaccine Likely Won ’ t Be Enough; ‘ We ’ re Looking At Double Shots ’
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Coronavirus Coronavirus Vaccine Source Type: news

About One Third of Older Americans Receive Shingles Vaccine About One Third of Older Americans Receive Shingles Vaccine
A new CDC report looks at the proportion of people 60 and older who report shingles vaccination, as well as how rates vary in regard to sex, ethnicity, and other factors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 13, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

One Third of Older People Get Shingles Vaccine
About One Third of Older Americans Receive Shingles Vaccine (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

2008 to 2018 Saw Increase in Shingles Vaccination in Over 60s
THURSDAY, July 9, 2020 -- From 2008 to 2018, there was an increase in shingles vaccination among adults aged 60 years and older, with demographic, socioeconomic, and geographic variations in vaccination rates, according to a July data brief... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Live Herpes Zoster Vaccine Fails to Provide Long-Term Protection in RA Patients on Tofacitinib Live Herpes Zoster Vaccine Fails to Provide Long-Term Protection in RA Patients on Tofacitinib
The live herpes zoster vaccine does not provide reliable long-term protection in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients taking tofacitinib, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - April 20, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Shingles Vaccine Linked to Lower Stroke Risk Shingles Vaccine Linked to Lower Stroke Risk
New evidence suggests the Zoster Vaccine Live — administered to prevent shingles — could also reduce the risk of stroke in older adults.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Shingles Vaccine Bonus: Reduced Risk of Stroke?
Title: Shingles Vaccine Bonus: Reduced Risk of Stroke?Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/12/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - February 13, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Shingles Vaccine Bonus: Reduced Risk of Stroke?
Overall stroke risk dropped 20% among patients under age 80 who got the shingles vaccine. In patients 80 and older, risk was cut by about 10%, said researchers. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uptake of shingles vaccination is more likely if proactively offered in primary care
The shingles vaccination programme is intended for people aged between 70 and 80 years, but uptake in this group has been low. This survey found that people were more likely to have had the vaccine if it was proactively offered by a GP or nurse. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shingles Vaccine Bonus: Reduced Risk of Stroke?
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 -- Seniors who get the shingles vaccine may gain stroke protection as well, a new study suggests. Shingles is a viral infection tied to heightened risk of stroke. But overall stroke risk dropped 20% among patients under age... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 12, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ASA: Herpes Zoster Vaccine May Reduce Risk for Stroke
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 -- Vaccination with zoster vaccine live (ZVL) is associated with a reduced risk for stroke among older adults, according to a study to be presented at the American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference, held... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Risk of herpes zoster after exposure to varicella to explore the exogenous boosting hypothesis: self controlled case series study using UK electronic healthcare data
Study of 9604 adults with both household exposure to varicella and an episode of zoster found that exposure to varicella is linked to reduction in risk of zoster by ~30% over 20 years, though findings cannot be used to justify for or against specific vaccination schedules. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exposure to chickenpox as adult does not fully protect against shingles
Adults re-exposed to the herpes zoster virus found to be around 30% less likely to develop shingles Related items fromOnMedica GPs are dealing with growing flu rates Experts predict 'invigorated' winter flu Illness poorly managed in those with learning disability Flu activity appears to be nearing its peak Doctors can help overcome ‘vaccine hesitancy’ (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 22, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

UTHSC College of Pharmacy partnering with Kroger Health Nationwide
(University of Tennessee Health Science Center) The College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has partnered with Kroger Health, the healthcare arm of The Kroger Co., on a nationwide, randomized controlled study across more than 2,200 community pharmacy locations to improve second-dose vaccination completion rates for the shingles vaccine. Elements of the project are funded through a grant from GlaxoSmithKline. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Herpes zoster (shingles) immunisation programme 2018 to 2019: evaluation reports
These reports provide an evaluation of the shingles vaccination programme in England from 2018 to 2019. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Herpes zoster vaccine reduces chances of shingles after stem cell transplants
This NIHR Signal says that the risk of shingles is about 10% per year in adults after autologous stem cell transplant. The evidence summary indicates that two doses of deactivated herpes zoster vaccine could be a safe and effective way to reduce that risk by about two thirds.This effect is similar to another, heat-treated, non-live vaccine. Either vaccine could reduce the pain and need for medical treatment associated with shingles, and long-lasting complications such as post-herpetic neuralgia. It's not yet known if people need to continue taking acyclovir as well. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Shingles Vaccine: What You Need to Know New Shingles Vaccine: What You Need to Know
The shingles vaccine Shingrix was approved in 2017. Doctors say they are learning more about how it works, its safety risks, and how it compares to Zostavax.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - November 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

GSK sees breakthrough in shingles vaccine output in 2024
GlaxoSmithKline said further growth from its shingles vaccine, which has boosted earnings, would be reined in by limited capacity until 2024, but a new bioreactor facility would then be ready to bring a step change in production. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

GSK raises outlook again amid strong demand for shingles drug
UK drugmaker also boosted by performance of consumer health and vaccines divisions (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What side effects can the shingles vaccine cause?
The shingles vaccine is effective, but it can cause side effects. Learn about the possible mild, serious, and long term side effects here. Also, learn who may benefit the most from the vaccine and who should avoid it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Shingles Source Type: news

Shingrix for Herpes Zoster: A Review Shingrix for Herpes Zoster: A Review
This brief primer reviews the pathophysiology of herpes zoster, and summarizes the results of the clinical trials of Shingrex, the newly approved recombinant vaccine for HZ prevention.Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 14, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Shingles Vaccine Not the Only Immunization Linked With Gout Flare Shingles Vaccine Not the Only Immunization Linked With Gout Flare
The recombinant shingles vaccine (RZV) is associated with an increased risk of gout flare, and a new study suggests other vaccines may trigger flares as well, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 21, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

I thought the rashes were insect bites. I actually had shingles, and it was horrible.
Too late for the vaccine to prevent the painful nerve condition, I had to focus on long-term treatment. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christine Lehmann Source Type: news

GSK lifts outlook after vaccines drive strong quarter
Shingles and meningitis treatments help offset blow from generic version of key drug (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Can A Vaccine Help Reduce Herpes Zoster After ASCT?
Researchers looked at whether or not a two-dose recombinant zoster vaccine would reduce the incidence of herpes zoster in patients with  hematologic malignancies after autologous stem cell transplantation. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - July 16, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news

Shingrix shortage: Advice for physicians
With demand for the newer shingles vaccine, known as Shingrix, far outstripping the pace at which the manufacturer can supply it, shortages will likely continue throughout 2019, predicts the CDC.   “GlaxoSmithKline [GSK] are running their vaccine plants as much as they can, to produce more but it’s just not enough,” says Julio Viola, PharmD, the director of centralized pharmacy services at Northwell Health Systems, which operate in the New York metro area.  (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - July 11, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Milly Dawson Tags: Medical News Source Type: news