Chronic Medical Conditions as Risk Factors for Herpes Zoster

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Jessica Leung, an Epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA, discusses an article appearing in the October 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings and describes chronic conditions as risk factors for herpes zoster, noting that new hypotheses and studies are needed to understand causes of herpes zoster and increasing incidence. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00739-2/fulltext Visit the Mayo Clinic Proceedings...