WANTED: SHINGLES VIRUS

REWARD: 500,000.00

Information:

Description- Often in a band, normally round and often in clusters

Common Name- Shingles Criminal Name: Varicella zoster

How it attacks- Can be spread from a person with active shingles to a person who has never had the chicken pox and produce chickenpox or can be spread if a person has had direct contact with active shingles

Victims- People who have had chicken pox or had the chickenpox vaccine

Most likely location- Most common on the skin of the chest, stomach, and face

Symptoms victims have had- Pain and rash on areas of the shingles, which will turn into blisters then scab up

Armed and dangerous? This is rated a 3 out of 10 because it is very uncomfortable and painful but it won't kill you

Number of victims each year- Estimated one million people get it each year

Weapons against the germ- Painkillers, antiviral, and steroid medicines that can be taken to help the rash and the pain

Virus type- Lysogenic