NewsDesk @bactiman63 Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) officials are reporting a recent increase in the number of cases of chickenpox reported in school-aged children. And, at least...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Chinese vaccine company, Jiangsu Recbio Technology Co., Ltd., announced receiving clinical trial approval for its novel adjuvanted recombinant shingles vaccine, REC610, from the Food...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A new study by investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham healthcare system, demonstrated that shingles, also known as...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 GlaxoSmithKline announced that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted unanimously to recommend...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 GlaxoSmithKline today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Shingrix (Zoster Vaccine Recombinant, Adjuvanted) for the prevention of shingles (herpes...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A new study looking across a large body of research finds further evidence for the safety of vaccines that are Food and Drug Administration-approved and routinely...

With the nation focused on the delivery of a COVID vaccine, the CDC wants to ensure that older individuals are protected against other prevalent yet preventable diseases that can lead to severe health...

On this podcast, I wanted to look at the once common, highly contagious disease, chickenpox. Joining me today to answer some questions about chickenpox is Donald Kaye, MD. Dr Kaye is  Professor of Medicine...

Children who receive the chickenpox (varicella) vaccine are significantly less likely to contract shingles, according to a new study led by researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research...

From the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA): People newly diagnosed with cancer, particularly blood cancers, and those treated with chemotherapy have a greater risk of developing shingles, according...