Shingles can strike twice. Will the shingles vaccine help? – Harvard Health Blog – Harvard Health Publications

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“Zostavax may very well protect against shingles recurrence, but that’s an assumption at this point.”

“Getting the viral infection known as shingles doesn’t give everyone life-long immunity from it. As many as 1 in 20 people suffer through it a second time. What researchers don’t yet know is whether it makes sense to get the anti-shingles vaccine after you’ve had this painful condition.”

Source: Shingles can strike twice. Will the shingles vaccine help? – Harvard Health Blog – Harvard Health Publications

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