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Shingles vaccine recommendation?

Jun 1, 2012

I did a search on this question and to the best of my knowledge, this hasn't been addressed since 2008. Realizing that answers sometime change over time, I'll ask if there is any new research or advice on whether a healthy (UD VL and Cd4 over 600), positive, 60 year old should be vaccinated for shingles?

Response from Mr. Vergel

I would definitely suggest that you talk to your doctor about this. The vaccine has been shown to be safe in HIV+ people: Is It Safe to Give the Shingles Vaccine to HIV Positive People?


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