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Zona, also known as herpes zoster or shingles, is a painful rash caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. It is a disease characterized by a painful skin rash with blisters in localized areas. People with zona have issues with their immune systems. Learn more about how you can treat and prevent zona.


Should you get vaccinated against shingles?

Shingles (also known as herpes zoster or zona) is an infection caused by the reactivation of a dormant varicella-zoster virus.
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