TITLE

Viral vaccines forge ahead

AUTHOR(S)
Jesitus, John
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Dermatology Times;Jan2008, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the views of Stephen K. Tyring, professor of dermatology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, regarding the efficacy of viral vaccines such as the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil. According to Tyring, the HPV vaccine continues to be effective in preventing external genital cancer, genital warts and cervical cancer. Moreover, Tyring claims that viral vaccine Zostavax is also proven safe and effective at preventing shingles.
ACCESSION #
28817610

 

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