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Resource Guide for Shingles

RESOURCES

Address:
NIAID Communications and Government Relations
5601 Fishers Lane
MSC 9806
Bethesda, MD 20892-9806
Phone:
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:
603 West 115 Street
Suite 371
New York, NY 10025
Phone:
212-222-3390
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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