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    Shingles

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    Shingles is a painful rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox.

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    Pneumococcal Disease

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    Pneumococcal disease can lead to potentially life-threatening infections such as pneumonia, meningitis, and bacteremia.

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    Hepatitis A and B

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    Hepatitis A and B are preventable viral infections that can damage the liver.

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    HPV (Human Papillomavirus)

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    HPV is a common yet preventable sexually transmitted infection that can cause various cancers.

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    Vaccine safety

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    There are common misconceptions about vaccines that still exist today. You may see claims that vaccines are not safe, cause serious side effects and long-term diseases, or contain poisons. Y...

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    Vaccination and antibiotic resistance

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    Antibiotics are a great medical discovery. They have defeated many disease-causing bacteria, saved many lives, and helped to avoid potential serious complications of many diseases and infections.

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      Sometimes it feels like we're so bombarded with warnings about disease outbreaks around the world, you just want to stay home! Avian influenza, swine flu, malaria, cholera, ebola... the list goes o...