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Shingrix, a shingles vaccine approved by the FDA in 2017, is significantly more effective but carries a higher risk of side effects than Zostavax.
Shingrix is safer than Zostavax for people with multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune illnesses. Here’s why.
Rheumatoid arthritis patients have an increased risk for shingles, which can produce long-term complications.
People who have shingles may be at a higher risk of suffering a stroke or a heart attack, according to new research published in _PLOS Medicine. _ Shingles is a painful, blistering skin rash that can occur in people who have had chicken pox when they ...