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Old 12-30-2007, 07:34 AM   #1
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shingles vaccine

I recently read an article suggesting there have been some very serious reactions by som recipients of this vaccine resulting in severe breathing difficulties, high fevers, etc. These symptoms have lasted for several months and in some cases seem endless.

I see no mention of it here.

 
Old 03-11-2008, 09:02 AM   #2
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Re: shingles vaccine

I would like to point out, that Zostavax can cause shingles. I was a healthy 64 year old male who received the Zostavax vaccine on 2/5/08. Ten days later, my doctor diagnosed me with "classic shingles". He put me on Valtrex for 7 days and I am still (1 month later) suffering with red spots on my (right) chest, pain in my right arm and shoulder, and severe itching. I notified Merck and my doctor also did! I read Merck's "double blind" studies, and nowhere does it simply say: this vaccine can cause you to contract shingles. I have all the documentation as well as pictures. Please caution anyone who wants to gamble with their health.

 
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