Recent Examples of herpes zoster from the Web
The Food and Drug Administration had been expected to let GSK know on Friday, after an FDA advisory panel unanimously recommended approval last month for Shingrix in older patients to prevent the herpes zoster (shingles) virus.
About one out of every three people in the U.S. contacts this dangerous viral infection, also called herpes zoster.
Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a painful, itchy rash that develops on one side of the body and can last for two to four weeks.
Anyone who has had chickenpox is vulnerable to getting it — the herpes zoster virus causes both shingles and chickenpox.
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Origin and Etymology of herpes zoster
First Known Use: 1807See Words from the same year
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