Good post, needless to say if there is a fair chance that you won’t get shingles for 10 years, it is worth getting the shot. shingles, even a mild case are extremely painful… get the shot.

So this study attempts to parse out the benefits of the vaccine to prevent Herpes Zoster since the vaccine is only thought to be preventive for 10 years.

The rate of zoster (shingles) attacks is age effected, and so the study shows a greater economic benefit for the vaccine if administered to a person at age 60.

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