This page contains a comprehensive list of vaccine monographs and clinical charts related to shingles.

Overview1,2 Shingles (herpes zoster infection) is an infection caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox—varicella zoster. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 99.5% of Americans born in 1980 or earlier have had chickenpox, usually in childhood or adolescence, even if they don’t recall the experience. The herpes zoster virus stays…

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