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July 29, 2021 @ 12:42 PM

Diseases

Shingles

June 17th, 2021

Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by a virus. The rash usually appears in a band or patch on one side of the face…

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Diseases

Chickenpox

June 7th, 2021

…sicker than younger children do. The disease can be especially severe in people with immune problems.The same virus also causes herpes zoster (shingles) in adults…

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…should also think about other vaccine-preventable diseases. ‘We need to look at flu vaccination rates, but also immunisation against pneumococcal disease and shingles,’ she says.…

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…form of disease. This is why health authorities increasingly recommend vaccination of older individuals. For example, vaccination against flu, pneumococcal disease and shingles are available…

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…the world but are years away from hitting their 75% target. Reason to hope Immunisation rates for pneumococcal disease, HPV, shingles and flu are also…

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