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Shingles (herpes zoster) is an outbreak of rash or blisters on the skin that is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox — the varicella-zoster virus. The first sign of shingles is often burning or tingling pain, or sometimes numbness or itch, in one particular location on only one side of the body.
Viral microRNA acts as a master regulator to induce the reactivation of dormant herpesviruses

Viral microRNA acts as a master regulator to induce the reactivation of dormant herpesviruses

Why Black and Hispanic seniors are left with a less powerful flu vaccine

Why Black and Hispanic seniors are left with a less powerful flu vaccine

SARS-CoV-2 virus may have lingering effects on peripheral nerves

SARS-CoV-2 virus may have lingering effects on peripheral nerves

New nanoparticle-based COVID-19 vaccine platform could target other infectious diseases

New nanoparticle-based COVID-19 vaccine platform could target other infectious diseases

Recombinant adjuvanted zoster  vaccination associated with lower risk of COVID-19 diagnosis and hospitalization

Recombinant adjuvanted zoster vaccination associated with lower risk of COVID-19 diagnosis and hospitalization

Dreaded microbe can silence multiple types of pain, study suggests

Dreaded microbe can silence multiple types of pain, study suggests

Internal tremors and vibrations symptoms among people with long-COVID

Internal tremors and vibrations symptoms among people with long-COVID

'Combination' adjuvant may boost the protective power of vaccines

'Combination' adjuvant may boost the protective power of vaccines

New nanoparticle adjuvant could help make vaccines more powerful

New nanoparticle adjuvant could help make vaccines more powerful

What do we really know about vaccine effectiveness?

What do we really know about vaccine effectiveness?

Study suggests shingles vaccine reduces the risk for COVID-19

Study suggests shingles vaccine reduces the risk for COVID-19

Epigenomic analysis reveals biological signatures specific to each pain category

Epigenomic analysis reveals biological signatures specific to each pain category

Research highlights inequalities in England's COVID vaccine coverage

Research highlights inequalities in England's COVID vaccine coverage

‘Wisdom and fear’ lead 90% of U.S. seniors to covid vaccines

‘Wisdom and fear’ lead 90% of U.S. seniors to covid vaccines

Doctors tell how to make the most of your telehealth visits

Doctors tell how to make the most of your telehealth visits

Study shows more evidence that vaccines are safe for children, adults

Study shows more evidence that vaccines are safe for children, adults

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

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

GW team to play a role in Sanofi COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

GW team to play a role in Sanofi COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

Study: Nalfurafine drug can help treat spinal morphine-induced itch in pregnant women

Study: Nalfurafine drug can help treat spinal morphine-induced itch in pregnant women

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

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