The Zoster Vaccine Rapidly Loses Effectiveness in Adults Over 60.

Title

The Zoster Vaccine Rapidly Loses Effectiveness in Adults Over 60.

Creator

Watkins Richard R

Publisher

Infectious Disease Alert

Date

2016
2016-07

Description

The article reports that the Herpes Zoster (HZ) vaccine has decreased its effectiveness in adults that are above 60 years of age. Topics discussed include decline in beneficial effect of the HZ vaccine; determination of an optimal re-dosing strategy to make the vaccine more effective; and decline in the effectiveness of the vaccine in preventing PHN.

Subject

Adult; Aged; Incidence; Age Factors; Human; Middle Age; Immunization; Quality-Adjusted Life Years; Nonexperimental Studies; Cost Benefit Analysis; Herpes Zoster Vaccine; Neuralgia; Herpes Zoster – Prevention and Control; Herpes Zoster Vaccine – In Old Age; Postherpetic

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

111–112

Issue

10

Volume

35

Citation

Watkins Richard R, “The Zoster Vaccine Rapidly Loses Effectiveness in Adults Over 60.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed April 22, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5851.

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