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Shortage of shingles vaccine Shingrix frustrates patients
San Francisco Chronicle

Two weeks ago, Paul Perrotta, a retired tech executive, found himself in a predicament now familiar to many Americans older than 50.

His doctor strongly recommended that he get the new shingles vaccine Shingrix, but said his office had run out and he wasn’t sure when the supply would be replenished. He told Perrotta that he’d probably have to drive 30 miles from his Riverside County home of Rancho Mirage to find it, or wait.