Zostavax will be used to prevent shingles in people over 60

Zostavax will be used to prevent shingles in people over 60.

This will be big. About 50 million people are candidates...and the vaccine will be added to some Medicare Part D plans.

Zostavax contains varicella zoster...the same virus as the chickenpox vaccine (Varivax), but at about 14 times the dose.

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