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Posted by: Vanessa | 2008/12/05

Is shingles contagious

My colleague has just been diagnosed with Shingles. Is it contagious?

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Dear Vanessa

Thank you for visiting health24.com.

I confirm that shingles (Herpes Zoster) is contagious. Please refer to the following link regarding shingles: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shingles

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Dr Anrich Burger

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Posted by: Zelda | 2009/05/20

is shingles contagious?

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