Season 2-Episode 48-Chicken Pox or Shingles: Is There a New Vaccine for That?

Dr. Michael Hogue, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP, associate dean of the center of faith and hope and professor of pharmacy at Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy who is also a vaccine expert, sits down with us to discuss what shingles is and who it affects along with comparing the differences between the new vaccine just approved for shingles versus the vaccine we have had available.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 11-28-17 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham! #healthydose #samfordpharmacy #WVSU #chickenpox #shingles #zostervaccines #vaccineshogue-michael


The virus that causes the chicken pox and shingles comes from the same virus called the varicella-zoster virus.

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