What is Shingles?
Shingles is a viral infection caused by the varicella zoster virus – the chickenpox virus which is reactivated. If you’ve had chickenpox, this virus stays inside your body and can become activated in later life.
90% of adults in the UK are infected with the chickenpox virus that then can cause shingles. There is a 1 in 4 lifetime risk of the of the chickenpox virus reactivating and causing shingles. Incidence of shingles increase as age increases with age and two-thirds of shingles cases occur in people aged 50 years and over
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