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Should a person currently on Betaseron receive the Zostavax vaccine since it is a live vaccine?

Question Date: 8/28/2012


The answer is No. Pts with MS should not receive any vaccinations with a live virus component.

Answer Date: 8/28/2012


Dr. Mitzi Williams


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