Americans Over 50 Encouraged to Get Shingles Vaccine

Americans Over 50 Encouraged to Get Shingles Vaccine

Americans over 50 are encouraged to get the shingles vaccine, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Getting vaccinated against shingles is the only way, per the CDC, to not contract it. Shingles Virus Lies Dormant in You After Chicken Pox Shingles is caused by the same virus as chicken pox, varicella zoster virus, and can lead to painful rashes which in extreme cases can cause lasting nerve damage. The first sign of…

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