The death of an immunocompromised patient who received a live zoster vaccine highlights the importance of screening all patients to avoid administering to those who are contraindicated. A case report published in the journal Vaccine details the case of the 71-year-old Australian man who received the vaccine from his GP, despite being diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic ...
Fresh calls for vigilance after CLL patient dies following live zoster vaccine
By Tessa Hoffman
13 Jun 2018