Tag Archives: Shingles

Women in Science: Overcoming Adversity Without Surrender

When Anne A. Gershon, MD began her studies in medicine, women were “not at all welcome in the profession.” Read about her trailblazing career and contributions…

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Year in Review: Reflecting on 2018 News Stories

NFID has compiled the top five important infectious disease stories of 2018, highlighting developments in disease prevention and treatment and the importance of timely vaccination across the lifespan…

‘Tis The Season To Be Thankful (For Vaccines!)

As the holiday season approaches, many will prepare to gather with family and friends to celebrate and give thanks. People with diabetes are more susceptible to contagious illnesses, so pre-holiday visits are an opportune time to educate patients and promote vaccination…

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!

Developing Improved Vaccines for Older Adults

By 2030, the number of adults age 65 years and older in the United States is expected to grow to 71 million—at least 20 percent of the total population. It is particularly important during this stage of life to maintain healthy lifestyles and habits. Receiving recommended immunizations is an essential part of that process.,,

A Heart Healthy Lifestyle Includes Adult Vaccines

Along with Valentine’s Day, February is also American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health. NFID reminds those with heart disease to stay up-to-date on all recommended vaccines, especially flu, pneumococcal, Tdap, and shingles…

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…