How accurate this is, I don’t know, but I’m passing it on in case others are aware of anything similar. I got a mysterious rash the other day, but it wasn’t shingles, thankfully. From Lee Chin:
"Several persons, including my husband are experiencing a new viral SHINGLES OUTBREAK. Unlike the originating childhood chicken pox virus that often emergies in older years, this virus is now including persons in their early 20’s. Our local Safeway store is now making vaccine shots (?) available. This new virus appears on one side of the body and begins with an elevated blood pressure, a burning and under the skin itching for a week or two, prior to the obvious emerging red spots. Medications include prescription anti-biotics, keeping the body warm and dry, and covering the spots with clean dry gauve. DO NOT scratch or break the skin on these spots. Wash hands with clorox prior to touching other body parts."
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