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Subject:  Re: The POX! Date:  12/6/2001  9:12 AM
Author:  GEEKSTEVE2000 Number:  7618 of 42361

Vaccines basically just give a light case, so light that it usually doesn't even register with symptoms. So, why couldn't an adult get shingles if they've been vaccinated against chicken pox?

i would suppose someone who got vaccinated still could get shingles.
However, Esster was saying that her magical friend had never gotten pox as a child but then still got shingles, no vaccines involved.

GS2
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