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June 14, 2021
Shingrix is a non-live, recombinant subunit vaccine given intramuscularly in two doses for the prevention of herpes zoster in adults aged 50 years and older.
May 11, 2021
HSV-1 can spread to the fetal brain during pregnancy and cause lifelong neurological problems, such as cognitive dysfunction, learning disabilities, and dementia.
May 07, 2021
According to the study, helminth-infected mice developed significantly more severe symptoms after infection with a genital herpes virus (herpes simplex virus), results that the researchers believe are also transferrable to humans.
May 06, 2021
The authors of the study suggest that any patient with HZ should be tested for COVID-19, even if the individual has mild symptoms or no history of upper respiratory symptoms.
April 29, 2021
The efforts of pharmacists to keep their doors open during the pandemic, build COVID-19 testing sites, and prepare for and administer COVID-19 vaccinations took extraordinary investment and determination.
April 26, 2021
Pharmacy Times® interviewed Scott J. Knoer, MS, PharmD, FASHP, the EVP and CEO of the American Pharmacists Association, on the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Area Enhancement Act that was recently introduced in Congress.
April 22, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges and opportunities, and this requires agility and flexibility.
April 13, 2021
A study comparing the efficacy of the 2 commercially available herpes zoster (HZ) vaccines, the live zoster vaccine and the non-live recombinant zoster vaccine, found that RZV has both higher efficacy and broader use cases, according to the authors.
April 06, 2021
Researchers found that viral variants expressed their genes at different rates and quantities, which likely contributes to the different timing and severity of symptoms within hosts.
March 15, 2021
In addition to prevention with a live attenuated vaccine, treatment options for herpes zoster can include antivirals or symptom management with corticosteroids or analgesics.