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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)


NIAID Office of Communications and Public Liaison

6610 Rockledge Drive

MSC 6612

Bethesda, MD 20892-6612



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Description of Services Provided:

Look here for information about a variety of allergies, infections, and skin conditions, including shingles. This site provides a lot of information on research studies, including information for people interested in participating in the Shingles Prevention Study.

VZV (Varicella-Zoster Virus) Research Foundation


24 E. 64th Street

New York, NY 10021



Description of Services Provided:

This website has several fact sheets about chicken pox, shingles, and postherpetic neuralgia, as well as a section answering frequently asked questions about these conditions. You can also look up information on current research studies, find out about upcoming conferences and symposia concerning research on varicella-zoster virus, and read a newsletter detailing recent research findings about varicella-zoster and the conditions it causes.

Último revisado May 2015 por Michael Woods, MD

La información aquí suministrada complementa la atención recibida por su médico. De ninguna forma intenta sustituir el consejo de un professional medico. LLAME A SU MEDICO DE INMEDIATO SI PIENSA QUE PODRIA TENER UNA EMERGENCIA. Siempre busque consejo médico antes de comenzar un nuevo tratamiento o si tiene preguntas sobre una condición médica.

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