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Shingles

Shingles is a viral infection characterised by a painful rash on the skin. The infection is caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox.

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Shingles in Australia

Shingles (herpes zoster) is an illness caused by the varicella zoster virus.

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Shingles in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Shingles is a viral infection that appears as a rash. Children can get shingles, but it’s more common in adults. Children with shingles need to see a GP.

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Shingles - MyDr.com.au

Shingles is a painful rash caused by the chickenpox virus. Initial symptoms can be intense pain, burning or tingling on an area of skin on the face or body.

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Chickenpox and Shingles fact sheet - Fact sheets

A fact sheet about chickenpox and shingles. Chickenpox is a common viral infection that can reappear later in life as Shingles. Both can be prevented by vaccination.

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Shingles (Herpes-Zoster)

Shingles (or herpes zoster) is a condition caused by the chickenpox (varicella-zoster) virus and can only occur in people who have previously had chickenpox.

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Shingles | Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Find out how we define and monitor cases of shingles, how you can get vaccinated, and where you can learn more about this disease.

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Varicella-zoster (chickenpox) vaccines for Australian children | NCIRS

Webinar video now available - Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine program reset: navigating safety, acceptance and uptakeRead the full article

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Chickenpox (varicella)

Chickenpox (varicella) is a viral disease caused by the varicella zoster virus.

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Chickenpox in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Chickenpox appears as red spots that turn into blisters. It’s contagious but no longer common. See your GP if you think your child might have chickenpox.

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