Scottish Vaccine Update - Issue 71

Publication Date: 26 September 2018

The Scottish Vaccine Update provides current information and practical advice about immunisation policy, practice and vaccine supply in Scotland for front line health professionals.

This issue reports on:

  • s​​hingles vaccine programme 2018/19
  • varicella zoster Immunoglobulin (VZIG) shortages
  • updated guidelines on the management of tetanus prone injuries and use of Tetanus Specific Immunoglobulin (TIG) during supply shortage
  • availability of UK licensed BCG vaccineVaccine Supply (non-centrally supplied)

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