Chicken Pox

VARCELLA

VACCINE PREVENTABLE ILLNESS IDENTIFICATION AND DEFFINITION

CHICKEN POX IS A HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS DISEASE THAT IS VERY UNCOMFTERABLE AND SOMETIMES SERIOUS. CHICKENPOX VACCINATION IS THE BEST PROTECTION. THE VACCINE IS MADE FROM MADE FROM WEAKEND VIRUS THAT PRODUCES AN IMMUNE RESPONSE IN YOUR BODY THAT PROTECTS YOU FROM THE VIRUS. The CHICKEN POX VACCINE WAS LICENCED IN 1995. SOME PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN VACCINATED SOMETIMES CAN STILL GET THE DISEASE , BUT IS MORE MILD THAN SOMEONE WHO IS NOT VACCINATED

DISEASE HISTORY SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS AND TRANSMISSION

CHICKEN POX IS CAUSED BY VARCELLA-ZOSTER VIRUS. CAUSES A BLISTER-LIKE RASH, ITCHING, TIRDNESS, AND FEVER. IT SPEADS EASILY FROM ONE INFECTED PERSON TO THE OTHER WHO IS NOT INFECTED AND HAS NOT HAD THE VACCINE.CHICKEN POX SPREADS THROUGH THE AIR, COUGHING , OR, SNEZZING, TOUCHING, AND BREATHING. BEFORE PEOPLE GOT THE VACCINE ABOUT 4 MILLION PEOPLE A YEAR IN THE U.S WOULD GET THE DISEASE. 1O,400 WOULD BE IN THE HOSPITAL AND 100 TO 150 WOULD DIE. PEOPLE WHO HAVE SHINGELS CAN ALSO TRANSMIT CHICKEN POX TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE NEVER BEEN VACCINATED.

COMPLICTIONS

DEHYDRATION,PNEUMONIA,BLEEDING PROBLEMS,INFECTION OR INFLAMATION OF BRAIN( ENCEPHALITIS, CEREBELLAR ATAXIA ) , BACTERIAL INFECTION SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE, BLOOD STREAM INFECTION, TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME, JOINT INFECTIONS, AND BONE INFECTIONS. PEOPLE WHO GET CHICKEN POX GET REALLY SICK AND HAVE TO GO TO THE HOSPITAL IT CAN ALSO CAUSE MORTALITY. PEOPLE WHO MAY BE AT HIGH RISK PREGNANT WOMEN KIDS, ADULTS, TRANSPLANTS , HIV/AIDS/CANCER,CHEMOTHERAPY, IMMUNOSUPRESSIVE MEDICATIONS MEDICATION, AND LONG TERM USE OF STERIODS.
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Treatment and recomondations

Recommendations would be to get vaccinated before getting the disease. Treatment would be calamine lotion or colloiclal oat meat bath for itching.