17 Oct 2016

Pharmac weighs up free shingles vaccine

From Morning Report, 8:57 am on 17 October 2016

Shingles hits about 13 thousand New Zealanders every year; it's a nagging pain and often goes undiagnosed until it's too late, causing weeks of illness. Pharmac wants to make the shingles vaccine free to everyone over 65 within two years. Lois Williams, who was hit by the illness recently, investigates this.