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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-05697: Liz Smith (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 19 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many cases of people with shingles between the ages of (a) 50 and 69, (b) 70 and 79 and (b) 80 and 100 have been reported in each of the last five years.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 12 January 2017

This information is not held centrally. Shingles (or Herpes Zoster) is not a notifiable disease under the Public Health etc (Scotland) Act 2008.