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Herpes Zoster, also called shingles, is a painful skin rash caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After a person recovers from chickenpox, the virus remains inactive in the body. Usually the virus does not cause any further problems; however, the virus may re-emerge years later, causing shingles.
IRIS Registry presents latest eye research at AAO 2022

IRIS Registry presents latest eye research at AAO 2022

COVID-19 booster shots essential for maintaining long-term immunity against infection in older adults

COVID-19 booster shots essential for maintaining long-term immunity against infection in older adults

How effective are live-attenuated SARS-CoV-2 vaccines?

How effective are live-attenuated SARS-CoV-2 vaccines?

ViruStop, ACROBiosystems’s new brand accelerating the process of vaccine development and approval

ViruStop, ACROBiosystems’s new brand accelerating the process of vaccine development and approval

RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) Approved by European Commission as an Oral Treatment for Adults with Active Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) Approved by European Commission as an Oral Treatment for Adults with Active Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

CDC’s activation of Emergency Operations Center helps improve the response to monkeypox outbreak

CDC’s activation of Emergency Operations Center helps improve the response to monkeypox outbreak

Study evaluates the prevalence of autoantibodies targeting type I interferons in critically-ill COVID-19 patients

Study evaluates the prevalence of autoantibodies targeting type I interferons in critically-ill COVID-19 patients

Dreaded microbe can silence multiple types of pain, study suggests

Dreaded microbe can silence multiple types of pain, study suggests

Large Israeli study offers detailed look at safety profile of mRNA vaccine against SARS-CoV-2

Large Israeli study offers detailed look at safety profile of mRNA vaccine against SARS-CoV-2

Study examines safety of COVID-19 vaccine in a nationwide mass-vaccination setting

Study examines safety of COVID-19 vaccine in a nationwide mass-vaccination setting

How can COVID-19 affect the skin?

How can COVID-19 affect the skin?

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines may increase patients' concerns about side effects

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines may increase patients' concerns about side effects

Vaccines can save lives and safeguard health and well-being

Vaccines can save lives and safeguard health and well-being

Despite all the talk, Covid vaccination does not infect people with shingles

Despite all the talk, Covid vaccination does not infect people with shingles

Research explores the cost-effectiveness of Sweden's national vaccination programs

Research explores the cost-effectiveness of Sweden's national vaccination programs

Come for your eye exam, leave with a band-aid on your arm

Come for your eye exam, leave with a band-aid on your arm

New trial tests combination antibody treatment for preventing COVID-19 illness

New trial tests combination antibody treatment for preventing COVID-19 illness

FDA approves first drug for patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome in nearly 14 years

FDA approves first drug for patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome in nearly 14 years

A subunit SARS-CoV-2 vaccine may offer broader protection against virus

A subunit SARS-CoV-2 vaccine may offer broader protection against virus

Key changes to Adult and Child Immunization schedule for 2020

Key changes to Adult and Child Immunization schedule for 2020