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ACIP Votes to Update Hepatitis A Vaccination Recommendations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has voted to recommend that pediatric patients (2 to 18 years old) who have not previously received hepatitis A vaccine be routinely vaccinated at any age.  Currently, the CDC recommends routine hepatitis A vaccination for children 12 to 23 months of…

Herpes Zoster Vaccine

Herpes Zoster Vaccine Trials Meta-Analysis: Comparative Efficacy and Safety

Compared with the live zoster vaccine, adjuvanted recombinant zoster vaccine had significantly higher vaccine efficacy (VE) against herpes zoster (HZ) and postherpetic neuralgia in older adults. There were also no differences in safety between the 2 vaccines, according to a network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials published in Vaccine. This systematic review of published randomized…