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Shingles Vaccine Cuts Chronic Pain, Hospitalizations

April 5, 2017

From the Health Day website

Vaccination greatly reduces the risk of serious complications from shingles, a new study finds.

Shingles occurs when the same virus that causes chickenpox is reactivated later in life. Nearly one-third of people in the United States will develop shingles. The risk increases with age, researchers said.

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