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Synonyms for chickenpox

an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus


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She said that more than 90 percent of Chickenpox cases occur in children less than 12 years of age.
You can only get shingles if you've had chickenpox.
But when Euan became ill, his heartbroken parents were told by doctors that their son was the one child in 100,000 who suffers a deadly reaction to chickenpox.
Health experts are now advising parents not to underestimate the risks associated with chickenpox, warning it can sometimes lead to potentially fatal conditions.
Anyone who has not had chickenpox should be told to avoid contact with chickenpox and shingles sufferers and they should let healthcare workers know if they might have been exposed, the RCOG said.
On Fridaym, a bare-faced Jolie, 39, announced in a video that she will be withdrawing from her commitments for her directorial film "Unbroken" because she found out she has chickenpox the night before.
Anyone who has had chickenpox is at risk for getting shingles.
Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness that most children catch at some point.
It has been monitoring chickenpox vaccine supply and noted global demand for the vaccine has risen in recent years and supply is limited.
Most children will catch the illness at some point during their childhood, and for those of us that have had chickenpox, we can all remember the constant need to itch ourselves into a frenzy.
THE UK's first licensed vaccine for chickenpox was launched yesterday to protect against the disease which causes 20 adult deaths each year.
Because cases of rickettsialpox may be confused with chickenpox or other viral exanthematous diseases, misdiagnosis may occur when sporadic cases occur in areas where the disease is unknown to local practitioners.
THE controversial MMR vaccine could soon become a quadruple jab with a new safeguard against chickenpox.
Protects against: Chickenpox, usually a mild disease but it can have more complications in some children.
Why do some people get less pox when they get the chickenpox and some people get more?