Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a disease characterized by a painful skin rash, with blisters usually occurring on one side of the body. Each year, approximately one million people in the U.S. get the disease. In this podcast, Dr. Mark Pallansch discusses a newly approved vaccine to prevent shingles. Created: 1/25/2018 by MMWR. Date Released: 1/25/2018. Series Name: A Cup of Health with CDC.
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