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Stroke and Heart Attack Risk Rises after Shingles Infection

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Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is associated with an almost 30% higher long-term risk of a major cardiovascular event. Shingles is caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. Approximately one in three individuals will develop shingles in their lifetime.
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Stroke and Heart Attack Risk Rises after Shingles Infection

Researchers are now working on a study to evaluate whether vaccination may influence the association of shingles and long-term risk of a major cardiovascular event.

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