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Who should get the shingles vaccine? If I've already had shingles, should I get the vaccine so I don't get shingles again?


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You should get the shingles vaccine (Zostavax) if you are 60 or older, even if you have had shingles before. This protects your body from reactivating the chickenpox virus that causes shingles.


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shingles, chickenpox, Zostavax, vaccine, needle, shot, vaccination, immunization


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Rated on: 10/27/2017 9:46:12 PM

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