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People over 60 encouraged to be vaccinated for Shingles

One out of every three people in the United States will get Shingles or Herpes Zostra at some point in their life, according to the CDC.

What do Shingles feel like? Ask David Stroben.

“I’ve run marathons, broken arms, wrists, Shingles pain is far worse than any break I’ve ever had and it’s long lasting,” he said.

Shingles is the same virus as chicken pox. Remember that?

“When you and I had chicken pox, the virus didn’t go away, it established a life long silent infection in the nerve cells,” said Doctor Oxman, the leader of the study that led to the approval of the current Shingles vaccine.