The Galveston County Daily News, March 27, 2019

In this installment of Vaccine Smarts, Drs. Megan Berman and Richard Rupp provide information on shingles vaccines. Shingrix, approved by the FDA in 2017 is 97 percent effective in preventing shingles, and over 90 percent effective in preventing post-herpetic neuralgia. The vaccine also maintains effectiveness over time. [See the attached file for the full text of the story.]