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Resource Guide for Shingles

RESOURCES

Address:
NIAID Office of Communications and Public Liaison
6610 Rockledge Drive
MSC 6612
Bethesda, MD 20892-6612
Phone:
1-301-496-5717
Internet Address:
http://www.niaid.nih.gov
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.

RESOURCES

Address:
24 E. 64th Street
New York, NY 10021
Phone:
1-212-371-7280
Internet Address:
http://www.vzvfoundation.org
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.

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