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Hello, I had herpes zoster vaccine about 8 years ago, age...
Hello, I had herpes zoster vaccine about 8 years ago, age 53, now 61...do I need booster or another vaccine for continued protection against shingles? Unknown childhood chickenpox.
There is currently no recommendation for booster doses of the shingles vaccine (only one dose of the vaccine is currently recommended). The efficacy of protection has not been assessed beyond 7 years and it is not known if booster doses of vaccine are beneficial. This is an area of ongoing research.
You can discuss this further with your health care provider.