Shingrix (GSK), the herpes zoster subunit vaccine (a two-shot series), was approved by the FDA in Fall 2018 and is currently approved for use in adults 50 years and older.
Sunday was the first full day of scientific sessions at the 2019 ACR/ARP meeting in Atlanta. Yesterday we shared our initial news articles, videos and more with you. Following is my roundup of day one.
Delays in Diagnosis
Many rheumatic diseases affect women of childbearing age. In the age of biologic therapy, women are achieving better disease activity and there are increasing numbers of women with rheumatic diseases attempting pregnancy.
Highlights from Tuesday, day 3 of the ACR Annual meeting in Chicago, included:
The PEXIVAS Study – 2x2 Trial of Plasma Exchange and Reduced Steroids in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis (AAV) - Abstract #2788