The growing paradigm of preventing disease: Vaccines to prevent herpes zoster and pertussis in adults

Gregory A. Poland

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Two recent studies have shown that vaccines designed to prevent herpes zoster (shingles) and pertussis are safe and effective. These vaccines expand the growing paradigm of active disease prevention in adults. The author discusses vaccination in this context and what clinicians can do to provide the best care to their patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)539-541
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of internal medicine
Issue number7
StatePublished - Oct 4 2005


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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