A fatal case of varicella-zoster virus infection after shingles vaccination is being highlighted by the TGA as a reminder to clinicians that the live zoster vaccine may pose a rare but serious risk of infection even in patients on low doses of immunosuppressive therapy. The TGA has released details of a case of a patient ...
Shingles fatality shows vaccine may pose risk for patients taking low doses of prednisone
By Michael Woodhead
9 Jul 2020