City of Hope Triplex vaccine reduces rate of CMV complications in transplant recipients by half

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Patients who underwent a stem cell transplant and received the Triplex vaccine to prevent a type of herpes virus, cytomegalovirus, from duplicating out of control were 50% less likely to develop health complications related to the virus than patients who did not take Triplex, according to a City of Hope-led study published today in Annals of Internal Medicine.

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