Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

Shingles is a painful infection caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. Shingles vaccination is recommended for individuals 60 years of age and older.

  • Shingles Basics
    General information about shingles, including symptoms, complications, treatment, and vaccination.

 

Updated Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 12:45PM