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What are the signs, symptoms, transmissibility, treatment and notification requirements of primary chickenpox infection? After reading this article you will have a better understanding of the management of chickenpox infection …

Warning issued after the death of an immuno-compromised patient following Zostavax administration   The Therapeutic Goods Administration has reiterated previous warnings about administering the Zostavax shingles vaccine to patients with immune …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Treatment options for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis is the most common form of secondary osteoporosis. It develops in a dose and …

Many Australians are missing out on the chance to be vaccinated against shingles – and one group says pharmacists could help While a new, more efficacious non-live vaccine against the …

Those aged 70-79 can now freely access the vaccine, which aims to protect against shingles and related neuropathic pain From 1 November, Australia’s only vaccine to protect against shingles and …

A new shingles vaccine has proven almost completely effective in preventing the condition, according to research published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The research shows that the vaccine, …