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Subject:  Re: Shingles shot Date:  3/3/2019  4:34 PM
Author:  intercst Number:  20999 of 21722

Stock Goddess asks,

Anyone tried this out? They’ve got a new one but I heard it makes you tired all weekend


Getting shingles is definitively worse.

The new vaccine (Shingrix) is 2 doses (second dose must be administered six months later.) It's also not a live virus vaccine (it's genetically modified, like much of the food we eat) so more people will likely be able to take it.

Vaccine costs $280, but the latest 2019 list of free preventative care items under Obamacare includes Shingix (click on Herpes Zoster.) Thank you President Obama.

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