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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 flu (influenza), pneumonia, shingles, tetanus, diphtheria, and MMR. Learn how these vaccines can keep you well.
Older African American couple discussion vaccinations with their doctor