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This Vaccine Is Making Some People Sick

According to the Center for Disease Control, Zostavax is a medication that was licensed in 2006 to treat shingles. It is administered through a shot and only one dose is given to protect individuals from acquiring shingles. While the product is marketed as a safeguard against the shingles virus, the vaccine has caused adverse effects… Read More »

How About 6 Vaccines In One? FDA Approves New Vaccine From Sanofi, Merck

Pictured here is Olivier Brandicourt, Chief Executive Officer of Sanofi, who along with Merck, developed the Vaxelis vaccine, which just received FDA approval. (Photo: ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images) Getty Would you rather have one shot or multiple shots? Unless you are an aichmophiliac, your answer would probably be one. Aichmophilia is the obsessive interest in sharp or pointy objects.… Read More »