Zostavax Fails to Prevent Shingles and Causes Injuries

Daniel Sproviero Drug Injury, Vaccine Injury

Zostavax was developed to prevent the outbreak of shingles (herpes zoster) in adults 50 and older. Shingles is caused by the reactivation of the chickenpox virus (varicella zoster) due largely to stress. The symptoms of shingles include severe pain, discomfort, and a rash across the body. People who suffer from shingles experience a severely decreased quality of life. Merck is …