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Immunizations and shots


Learn about shingles and the varicella-zoster virus, tips on how to treat postherpetic neuralgia, and the shingles vaccine.
Chart reading "Diagnosis: Shingles"

Flu and Older Adults

Learn all about flu—how it spreads, symptoms and treatment, the difference between cold, flu, and COVID-19, and the importance of getting a flu shot.
Older woman with a cold, blowing her nose

Vaccinations and Older Adults

Read about shots for COVID-19, flu (influenza), pneumonia, shingles, tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough). Learn how these vaccines can keep you well.
Older African American couple discussion vaccinations with their doctor