Flu season is once again in full swing in the United States, which means you need to be as prepared as possible. Influenza is a dangerous virus that affects tens of millions of Americans each year, so don’t overlook the dangers.
A new shingles vaccine will dramatically reduce your chances of developing the painful condition.
On Oct. 20, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Shingrix for adults 50 and older to prevent shingles, also known as zoster or herpes zoster. The research shows that it is more than 97 percent effective compared to a placebo.