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Protect Yourself from Shingles With This New Vaccine

Who Should Get it and its Effectiveness
Posted at 10:42 AM, Jun 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-21 11:42:04-04

The chicken pox vaccination has been around since the 90's but it was just last year that a new vaccine was invented to protect us from shingles and PHN _ the most common complication of shingles. Both the shingles and PHN can cause severe pain that persist for weeks, months, or even years. Today, however, you may be able to prevent yourself from getting this infection.

Omar Eliwa from Welltopia Pharmacy joined us on the yellow couch to tell us who should get this vaccine and just how effective it is. To learn more about the Shingrix vaccine and Welltopia Pharmacy visit