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Hirono Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Increase Seniors’ Access to Shingles Vaccine

Provider in Home with Senior Patients Medical Team

A bill entitled, “Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act” (Senate bill 3477), has been proposed by Senators Mazie Hirono and Shelley Moore. The bill is designed to increase seniors’ access to the shingles vaccine. This article summarizes the rationale for the bill and its supportive stakeholders.