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Spread Information, Not Diseases

Vaccines are among the most significant achievements in public health and can help protect against 14 deadly diseases. Share these infographics to help spread information, not disease!

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1 in 3 adults will get shingles (herpes zoster)

9 Important Things To Know About Shingles Vaccination

Nine important updates on shingles (herpes zoster) vaccination…

Frequently Asked Questions About Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

There are an estimated 1 million cases of shingles each year in the US and the risk of shingles increases as you get older. About half of all cases occur in men and women age 60 years or older. Almost 1 out of every 3 adults in the US will develop shingles, also known as zoster or herpes zoster, in their lifetime.

Shingles: Are You at Risk?

Almost 1 in 3 people in the US will develop shingles during their lifetime and the risk of shingles increases with age. If you are 60 years of age or older and have not been vaccinated against shingles, ask a healthcare professional about shingles vaccination.