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Researchers identify shingles as persistent risk factor for stroke

Researchers identify shingles as persistent risk factor for stroke

Study finds decrease in Google searches for chickenpox after vaccination implementation

Study finds decrease in Google searches for chickenpox after vaccination implementation

Doctor’s access to vaccination data can improve pediatric immunization coverage

Doctor’s access to vaccination data can improve pediatric immunization coverage

Researchers report first case of acute myelitis due to Zika virus infection

Researchers report first case of acute myelitis due to Zika virus infection

MU School of Medicine researchers find link between varicella zoster virus vaccine and corneal inflammation

MU School of Medicine researchers find link between varicella zoster virus vaccine and corneal inflammation

Shingles vaccine can help protect elderly patients with end-stage renal disease

Shingles vaccine can help protect elderly patients with end-stage renal disease

Sinovac Dalian receives approval to start human clinical trials of varicella vaccine candidate

Sinovac Dalian receives approval to start human clinical trials of varicella vaccine candidate

New test identifies viruses that infect people and animals

New test identifies viruses that infect people and animals

Discovery could open up door for cancer research and treatment

Discovery could open up door for cancer research and treatment

Increasing vaccination coverage in the US protects against chickenpox

Increasing vaccination coverage in the US protects against chickenpox

Study: Chickenpox vaccination increases incidence of shingles in younger adults

Study: Chickenpox vaccination increases incidence of shingles in younger adults

First patient enrolled in Contravir‘s FV-100 Phase 3 study to prevent shingles, shingles-associated pain

First patient enrolled in Contravir‘s FV-100 Phase 3 study to prevent shingles, shingles-associated pain

Chickenpox virus can cause strokes in patients with compromised immune systems

Chickenpox virus can cause strokes in patients with compromised immune systems

CHLA infectious diseases specialist discusses how parents can prevent measles outbreak

CHLA infectious diseases specialist discusses how parents can prevent measles outbreak

American Osteopathic Association reiterates support for CDC vaccination protocols

American Osteopathic Association reiterates support for CDC vaccination protocols

Study confirms safety of two measles-containing vaccines

Study confirms safety of two measles-containing vaccines

Ebola outbreak emphasizes the importance of monitoring disease burden in developing countries

Ebola outbreak emphasizes the importance of monitoring disease burden in developing countries

FDA approves GlaxoSmithKline’s Arnuity Ellipta for treatment of asthma

FDA approves GlaxoSmithKline’s Arnuity Ellipta for treatment of asthma

Herpes zoster vaccine effective in protecting older adults against shingles, even after chemotherapy

Herpes zoster vaccine effective in protecting older adults against shingles, even after chemotherapy

Interactions with other infections can trigger herpes virus to reactivate, shows research

Interactions with other infections can trigger herpes virus to reactivate, shows research