Adults Skipping Vaccines May Miss Out On Effective New Shingles Shot

(By Michelle Andrews for Kaiser Health News)

Federal officials have recommended a new vaccine that is more effective than an earlier version at protecting older adults against the painful rash called shingles. But persuading many adults to get this and other recommended vaccines continues to be an uphill battle, physicians and vaccine experts say. Continue reading article here…

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