Saturday, June 22, 2024

Tag: Herpes Zoster

Researchers from Carmel Medical Center in Haifa and Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center found that risk of developing herpes zoster (HZ) infection increases following a COVID-19 vaccination in people with mild autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases (AIIRD). This condition is characterised by red and small rash developing on the skin. It can further cause pain, nerve damage and prolonged itching on the skin.