Tag: zostavax

Lawsuits for Zostavax Shingles Vaccine Side Effects

Merck Faces Growing Number of Zostavax Vaccine Lawsuits

Merck & Co. is facing a growing number of lawsuits for downplaying the risk of developing shingles and other side effects from the Zostavax shingles vaccine.

/ March 23, 2017
Zostavax Singles Vaccine

Zostavax Vaccine Can Be Deadly in Sick Patients

After a person who got the vaccine died, health officials in Australia remind doctors not to give Merck's shingles vaccine Zostavax to patients who are sick or on medications that weaken the immune system.

/ March 7, 2017
Zostavax Lawsuit in Nevada

Zostavax Shingles Vaccine Lawsuit Filed by Nevada Woman

The first-ever Zostavax shingles vaccine lawsuit blames Merck & Co. for failing to warn that it can re-activate the virus and cause shingles, chickenpox, or severe complications like blindness and chronic pain.

/ February 27, 2017