Chickenpox

  • (noun): An acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus; causes a rash of vesicles on the face and body.
    Synonyms: varicella

Some articles on chickenpox:

Varicella Vaccine - Effectiveness
... case of the disease when in close contact with a person with chickenpox ... children who get the vaccine in their early childhood and later have contact with children with chickenpox ... Some of these children may develop a mild chickenpox also known as breakthrough disease ...
Pox Party - Effectiveness and Risk
... complications associated with chicken pox, such as encephalitis, chickenpox-associated pneumonia, and invasive group A strep ... Before the chickenpox vaccine became available there were 100 to 150 deaths from chickenpox among children in the U.S ... The chickenpox vaccine is recommended by health officials as a safe alternative ...
Smallpox - Diagnosis
... Chickenpox was commonly confused with smallpox in the immediate post-eradication era ... Chickenpox and smallpox can be distinguished by several methods ... Unlike smallpox, chickenpox does not usually affect the palms and soles ...
Smallpox Survivors - Diagnosis
... Chickenpox was commonly confused with smallpox in the immediate post-eradication era ... Chickenpox and smallpox can be distinguished by several methods ... Unlike smallpox, chickenpox does not usually affect the palms and soles ...
Chickenpox (disambiguation)
... Chickenpox is a highly contagious illness caused by primary infection with varicella zoster virus ... Chickenpox may also refer to Chickenpox (South Park), an episode of the American television series South Park Chickenpox (band), a Swedish ska band "Chicken Pox ...