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  • Zoster (Shingles)
  • Vaccine Recommendations

Can someone who has experienced an episode of shingles be vaccinated with zoster vaccine?

Yes. Adults with a history of herpes zoster should receive Shingrix. If a person is experiencing an episode of zoster, vaccination should be delayed until the acute phase of the illness is over and symptoms abate.

Last reviewed: March 9, 2022

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