Campaign with Sanofi Pasteur MSD’s shingles jab begins in UK

The UK is to embark on a universal campaign to vaccinate the elderly with Sanofi Pasteur MSD's Zostavax vaccine against shingles. Shingles is the infection of nerve cells with the varicella zoster virus, and the painful condition is particularly prevalent in individuals aged over 70. To reduce the burden of disease in the country, the UK's Joint Committee on Vaccination …