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Resource Guide for Shingles

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease

NIAID Communications and Government Relations

5601 Fishers Lane

MSC 9806

Bethesda, MD 20892-9806

301-496-5717

1-866-284-4107

https://www.niaid.nih.gov

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.

VZV (Varicella-Zoster Virus) Research Foundation

603 West 115 Street

Suite 371

New York, NY 10025

212-222-3390

http://www.vzvfoundation.org

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.

Last reviewed April 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board  Last Updated: 4/11/2018