What should I avoid while receiving Zostavax?

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Zostavax is a vaccine against the herpes zoster virus used to prevent shingles. You should not be running a fever or feel ill when you receive the shot. If you are sick, it is recommended that you wait until you are over the illness before receiving Zostavax.

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