Demystifying Medicine Video



Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a viral infection that results from a reactivation of the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. Although shingles and chickenpox are caused by the same agent, they are not the same illness. In this video, we will define shingles and vaccines, introduce SHINGRIX, and explain the mechanism of SHINGRIX in the body. Shingles is a manageable disease, and we want everyone to be aware of their options!

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