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Other Works Consulted

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2008). Prevention of herpes zoster: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR, 57(05): 1-30. Also available online: [Erratum in MMWR, 57(28): 779. Also available online:]

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