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In a report detailing the hospitalization of a college student with complications from a herpes zoster infection, investigators say a corticosteroid prescription likely impaired the patient’s antiviral immune response.
Post-licensure safety data on recombinant zoster vaccine (Shingrix) is consistent with pre-licensure clinical trial data, although the CDC cautions that the immunization is still in the “early uptake period.”
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