Why vaccinate adults against shingles?
Which adults need shingles vaccine?
Why is shingles vaccine important?
FAQ: How are chickenpox and shingles related?
Chickenpox and shingles are caused by the same virus. The virus that gave you chickenpox as a child continues to “hide” in the body long after chickenpox has gone away. Years or even decades later, the virus can reactivate and cause shingles. It travels along nerve endings toward your skin and causes pain, itching, and the shingles rash