Everything you need to know to deal with shingles

Studies have shown some people over 50 are getting shingles after having COVID-19.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QC Life) - You’ve probably seen the commercials about them, maybe you’ve even had them yourself.

There are a lot of myths and questions out there about shingles, such as whether or not they’re contagious, what the symptoms are and how you get them.

Studies have shown some people over 50 are getting shingles after having COVID-19.

With so many questions, we took them to Dr. Lewis McCurdy, specialty director of infectious diseases at Atrium Health.

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