What is the safety and efficacy of the zoster vaccine in the prevention herpes zoster (shingles)?

Updated: Jan 25, 2019
  • Author: Camila K Janniger, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Although the safety and efficacy of the zoster vaccine have not been assessed in persons with a history of zoster, different safety concerns are not expected in this group.


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