Are you one of the 67,000 Illawarra residents who can get new shingles vaccine?

Kate McIlwain
Updated October 10 2023 - 2:30pm, first published 11:40am

A new and more effective vaccine for the painful virus Shingles will be available for nearly 67,000 older residents of the Illawarra next month.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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