Shingles vaccine can be beneficial even when it doesn't ward off disease

A Kaiser Permanente study shows that the shingles vaccine can reduce the long-term pain of those who contracted the disease even though they were vaccinated. The study, published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, demonstrated that these people had a lower risk of developing post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN), a potentially painful and long-lasting complication of shingles. More

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