No cases of shingles in China trial


United Kingdom

Data from the first-ever efficacy trial of the shingles vaccine Shingrix in China have shown the product to be 100% effective. The trial included nearly 6,000 participants who were randomised to receive Shingrix or a placebo. No cases of shingles were reported amongst those receiving the vaccine compared with 31 cases in the placebo arm, the developer GSK Plc announced on 23 August.