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New vaccine for 'hideous' shingles illness should be free for seniors, advocates argue

New vaccine for 'hideous' shingles illness should be free for seniors, advocates argue
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Advocates for older Canadians are calling on provincial governments to cover the cost of a new vaccine against shingles that will soon be available. Shingles is a painful illness to which seniors are more susceptible and advocates say vaccine coverage should be treated as a public health issue.