Shingles Vaccine update: Zostavax is a Live vaccine and cannot be given to individuals who are on biologics. Its about 64% effective. Shingrix is the new zoster vaccine and It is a dead vaccine that can be given to those on biologics. Its over 95% effective but requires 2 injections and may hurt a bit more . Individuals considering treatment with a biologic should get vaccinated before starting treatment: https://mavendoctors.io/theraconnection/rheumatoid-arthritis/shingles-vaccine-may-be-safe-for-ra-patients-treated-with-biologics-iAk-C_FkvUasOzhPTgHktg/
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