Shingles Vaccine

Living Longer - Living Well
A media series with Harry Haramis.

Transcript— Herpes Zoster, or shingles, as it is commonly called is the same virus that causes chicken pox. And the older we get, the more we're at risk for developing shingles. Not only does shingles cause pain and suffering, it can damage your eyesight, hearing and even put you at risk for stroke. As a result, you might wish to ask your doctor about the vaccine that can help prevent shingles.