Is Shingles Airborne?
No, Shingles is not transmitted Airborne. Shingles is the reactivation of the virus that was dormant in your body once you were cured of chickenpox. It usually follows after you have chickenpox, and when your immune system becomes compromised.
Shingles is a herpes virus, so it is transmitted as any other virus. This would most often be through virus infected mucous particles, which can be airborne, waterborne, or contacted directly.