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When you're young, is it a good idea to get a shingles or chicken pox vaccine?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics

In brief: Chickenpox, shingles

Chickenpox vaccine (varivax) is recommended for all children one year of age and older and for adults younger than 60 years.
The shingles vaccine (zostavax) is given to adults 60 years of age and older.

In brief: Chickenpox, shingles

Chickenpox vaccine (varivax) is recommended for all children one year of age and older and for adults younger than 60 years.
The shingles vaccine (zostavax) is given to adults 60 years of age and older.
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