IBD Increases Risk of Shingles, More Vaccinations Needed, Study Says

IBD Increases Risk of Shingles, More Vaccinations Needed, Study Says
People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) appear to have an increased risk of herpes zoster infection (shingles), and Canadian researchers warn that low vaccination rates have been insufficient to reduce infection among IBD patients, a problem that continues to rise. They recommend that vaccination against the virus should be considered early by clinicians and promoted

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