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Shingles: Chicken Pox’s Big Brother

Thought chicken pox was for kids? Well, it has big brother — and like many big brothers, it’s considerably stronger. Shingles is a viral infection that occurs in people who have had either chickenpox or the chickenpox vaccine. If these people get reinfected with the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chicken pox, they…

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