“They have already accepted part of this virus,” he explained, and they have already attached another substance that can stimulate the immune system. “As a result, he said it was more effective.
Shingrix recommends people over the age of 50 to use. Two doses, two to six months apart. “It tends to have a longer protection of your ability,” Dr. Gurik said.
Patients who have received Zostavax vaccine in the past few years should be re-vaccinated with Shinrigix. “There is no harm in doing so,” concluded Dr. Gulick. “And, you are getting a more effective vaccine.”