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Write-up: Information has been received from a 75 year old male consumer with a history of shingles "once or twice many years ago" and no other reported allergies or history who approximately 20-JUN-2006 was vaccinated with a dose of varicella-zoster virus vaccine live. Concomitant therapy included finasteride (MSD), pravastatin Na (PRAVACHOL), levothyroxine Na (SYNTHROID) and probenecid (BENEMID). About 4 weeks after vaccination, on approximately 18-JUL-2006, the patient developed a high fever and felt very sick with chest congestion and flu-like symptoms. He said was seen by his doctor and the doctor''s diagnosis was that he had a bacterial infection. Subsequently, the patient recovered. There was no product quality complaint involved. Additional information has been requested.
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