Address: NIAID Office of Communications and Public Liaison 6610 Rockledge Drive MSC 6612 Bethesda, MD 20892-6612
Internet Address: http://www.niaid.nih.gov
Description of Services Provided: Look here for information about a variety of allergies, infections, and skin conditions, including shingles. This site provides a lot of information on research studies, including information for people interested in participating in the Shingles Prevention Study.
Address: 24 E. 64th Street New York, NY 10021
Internet Address: http://www.vzvfoundation.org
Description of Services Provided: This website has several fact sheets about chicken pox, shingles, and postherpetic neuralgia, as well as a section answering frequently asked questions about these conditions. You can also look up information on current research studies, find out about upcoming conferences and symposia concerning research on varicella-zoster virus, and read a newsletter detailing recent research findings about varicella-zoster and the conditions it causes.