Herpes Zoster Vaccine

    Efficacy, effectiveness, and safety of herpes zoster vaccines in individuals aged 50 years of age and older: a systematic review

    Impact:

    • The review aims to assess the efficacy, effectiveness, and safety of the herpes zoster (HZ) live vaccine compared to the HZ subunit vaccine or placebo/no intervention for individuals aged 50 years and older
    • Conducted for the National Advisory Committee on Immunization Secretariat and Herpes Zoster Working Group to inform their recommendations on herpes zoster vaccination

    Protocol:

    Funding:

    Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)/ Drug Safety and Effectiveness Network (DSEN)

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    Date : 31 Oct 2017