I'm sorry for your Wife. I hope She recovers quickly. At my last routine Doctor visit he recommended I get the Shingles shots (2 several months apart). I got the shot at WalMart. I heard of "Shingles" but I had NO idea what it is. From the Internet I saw that Shingles CAN BE REALLY, REALLY BAD. I understand that the current shots are far better than in the past. Check with your Doctor.