Apr 29, 2018

Shingles – What does it have to do with Chickenpox?

Frequently asked questions about Shingles:

HelloCare is joined by expert Professor Tony Cunningham

Professor Tony Cunningham is an infectious diseases physician and a researcher in viruses and vaccines as the Executive Director, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research and the Institute’s Centre for Virus Research; Professor of Research Medicine, Sydney Medical School; Sub-Dean (Research), Westmead Clinical School – HIV and Mucosal Immunity Group.

 

If you would like more information then visit the Shingles website.

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