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Immunisation for herpes zoster: current status

Anthony L Cunningham, John C B Litt and C Raina MacIntyre
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (5): 243-244. || doi: 10.5694/mja14.00070

Herpes zoster is a painful, disabling condition so the recent development of preventive vaccines is welcome

  • Anthony L Cunningham1
  • John C B Litt2
  • C Raina MacIntyre3

  • 1 Centre for Virus Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Department of General Practice, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA.
  • 3 School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.


Competing interests:

Anthony Cunningham and John Litt are on the Merck Global Advisory Board for Adult Vaccines and consult with bioCSL. Anthony Cunningham also consults with GlaxoSmithKline.

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