2 doctors weighed in:
Who should get the shingles vaccine?
2 doctors weighed in

Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Most
People 60 and over except if immunosuppressed or pregnant.
Fda recently approved it for 50 and up.

In brief: Most
People 60 and over except if immunosuppressed or pregnant.
Fda recently approved it for 50 and up.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
In brief: Over 50
It is recommended for adults over 50 to prevent developing shingles.

In brief: Over 50
It is recommended for adults over 50 to prevent developing shingles.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Although approved by the FDA for those 50 and over, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of CDC has not yet endorsed using in people below 60. This is likely because there have been intermittent supply shortages.
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