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Resource Guide for Shingles

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  • Address:

    NIAID Office of Communications and Public Liaison

    6610 Rockledge Drive

    MSC 6612

    Bethesda, MD 20892-6612

  • Phone:

    1-301-496-5717

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.niaid.nih.gov

  • Description of Services Provided:

    Look here for information about a variety of allergies, infections, and skin conditions, including shingles. This site provides a lot of information on research studies, including information for people interested in participating in the Shingles Prevention Study.

  • Address:

    24 E. 64th Street

    New York, NY 10021

  • Phone:

    1-212-371-7280

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.vzvfoundation.org

  • Description of Services Provided:

    This website has several fact sheets about chicken pox, shingles, and postherpetic neuralgia, as well as a section answering frequently asked questions about these conditions. You can also look up information on current research studies, find out about upcoming conferences and symposia concerning research on varicella-zoster virus, and read a newsletter detailing recent research findings about varicella-zoster and the conditions it causes.