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I got shingles so should I get the vaccine?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Too late

The zoster vaccine is offered to boost immunity to prevent the shingles.
An episode of shingles will boost your immunity for a few years by itself. Getting it after an outbreak would not provide much benefit. Doing so a few decades later may be helpful.

In brief: Too late

The zoster vaccine is offered to boost immunity to prevent the shingles.
An episode of shingles will boost your immunity for a few years by itself. Getting it after an outbreak would not provide much benefit. Doing so a few decades later may be helpful.
Dr. James Ferguson
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