Shingles vaccine could improve QALY and save money
Vaccination of 1 million people age 60 and over with the shingles vaccine would result in 11,919 non-discounted and 8,782 discounted QALYs (quality of life years) gained and save around… [ Get More Details ]
~One-third of shingles death preventable with vaccine
Approximately one-third of shingles deaths may be preventable through vaccination.
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Global use of vaccine prevents death
Compared to estimated deaths without vaccination, global use of vaccination in 2001 prevented: 61% of measles deaths; 69% of tetanus deaths; 78% of pertussis (whooping cough) deaths; 94% of diphtheria… [ Get More Details ]