Engineering A Shingles Vaccine That Doesn’t Wimp Out Over Time

Engineering A Shingles Vaccine That Doesn’t Wimp Out Over Time

By Patti Neighmond

The current vaccine for shingles loses its protective value as people get older. A vaccine in the works maintains its strength over time. But the biggest challenge may be getting adults to use it.

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