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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.
February 10, 2021
Experts say the clinical presentation of herpes zoster in pregnant women should be carefully monitored and reported for further assessment, especially if it is associated with other signs of COVID-19.
January 15, 2021
New research suggests immunosuppressants do not increase the risk of worse COVID-19 outcomes.
January 06, 2021
A new thesis presented at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, found that although immunizing children against chicken pox saves money, offering shingles vaccinations to all adults 65 years of age would not.
December 03, 2020
Glucose levels should be screened at herpes zoster diagnosis.
November 21, 2020
A genetically edited form of herpes simplex virus altered to prevent it from avoiding an immune response outperformed a leading vaccine candidate.
November 16, 2020
With more awareness of the susceptibility to coinfection with varicella zoster virus and pneumocystic jirovecii, clinicians should aggressively seek signs of opportunistic infections in susceptible patients and treat them accordingly.
November 13, 2020
Study suggests herpes simplex virus type 1 infection can spread to the fetal brain during pregnancy.
November 09, 2020
Even in a relatively asymptomatic case of COVID-19, it is possible that the virus could have fostered retrograde reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus.