“Can’t Blame Shingles on a Vaccine”

(dailyRx News) Sometimes one public health initiative can have unintended consequences. Could this have happened with the chickenpox vaccine and shingles?

Apparently not, according to a recent study that found shingles rates did not increase as a result of the chickenpox vaccine.

Shingles and chickenpox are both caused by the same virus. It’s called varicella zoster with chickenpox and herpes zoster with shingles.

Read more from RxWiki HERE.

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