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An improved shingles immunization was approved earlier this year, and a new cholera vaccine was approved in 2016.
An advisory panel to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) just recommended that everyone over the age of 50 receive a new vaccination against shingles called Shingrix.
There is an existing shingles vaccine, made by Merck—basically a super-large dose of its live chicken-pox vaccine—but it is not recommended for immunocompromised patients.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, which advises the CDC on vaccine usage, also recommended that adults who received Zostavax, a shingles vaccine made by Merck, be revaccinated with Shingrix.
Regular Medicare does not cover a shingles vaccine.
Branches that scrape the roof can cause damage to shingles or tiles.
The Gulfstream facility suffered minimal damage, with only roof shingles on older barns removed by the storm's winds, and the track reopened for training Tuesday.
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medical : a disease that causes pain and red marks on your skin along the path of a nerve
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