Shingles: risk factors, care and prevention
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Shingles: risk factors, care and prevention

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

The condition often affects older people and those whose immunity is compromised, but there is a vaccine that can help reduce risk

Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is an infection of a nerve and the skin around it.

Nursing Standard. 37, 4, 59-60. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.4.59.s23

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