Chicken Pox

Jacob Norris


Varicella (chicken pox) is a really contagious disease , and for some people it uncomfortable. vaccine is a medicine to treat it, the vaccine can protect the body. it was created in 1995. Every year it gets better. and less chances die.The Varicella is really contagious. And for some people it can be very uncomfortable, the medicine "vaccine" is the best treatment for chicken pox. The weekend virus, produces an immune response in the body. And it protects the body. It has been licensed in the united states for use in 1995, ever since the vaccine has a great effect on chicken pox. And people now days, with chicken pox they have been treated way better then back then. the number of deaths have gone down dramatically in the u.s.


The length is around Five to Ten days. there is a sign of rash and if there is red dots on the skin then, you report to your doctor. Chickenpox is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Most cases are in children under age 15, but older children and adults can get it. It spreads very easily from one person to another. The classic symptom of chickenpox is an uncomfortable, itchy rash. The rash turns into fluid-filled blisters and eventually into scabs. It usually shows up on the face, chest, and back and then spreads to the rest of the body. Other symptoms include

Side Effetcs

Some side effects are

  • soreness
  • fever
  • and a mild rash
  • Headache
don't itch the rash, it will spread it more. and some times you can have a seizure. Since the chickenpox vaccine became available, studies have consistently found it safe and effective. Side effects are generally mild.


Chicken Pox is a viral infection causes itchy and blisters. also a rash. Chickenpox usually isn't a serious health problem in healthy children. But a child with chickenpox needs to stay home from school. so he wont spread it.


for treatments usually kids that are healthy don't get the treatments every 4-3 years. when you get the medicine the doctors recommend it. and so you get it from them or u can get it at the store. Chickenpox vaccine is very safe and effective at preventing the disease. Most people who get the vaccine will not get chickenpox. If a vaccinated person does get chickenpox, it is usually mild with fewer blisters and mild or no fever. The chickenpox vaccine prevents almost all cases of severe disease.


people like babies get born with it.

and kids are the most kinds of humans to get it. 6-12. Adults can still get it, just like 5-9% and dogs can get it sometimes.

How to prevent it.

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends that all states require children entering childcare and students starting school, college, and other post secondary educational institutions have and all 50 states have to follow that rule.


  • They are by Varicella-zoster.
  • It can be contagious and spread quickly.
  • it can only spred by direct contact

And when you sneeze all the droplets go on somebody and it spreads all over and that is how other people get it.

How does it spread?

Chickenpox is very highly contagious. It is easily passed between members of families and school classmates through airborne particles, droplets in exhaled air, and fluid from the blisters or sores. It also can be transmitted indirectly by contact with articles of clothing and other items exposed to fresh drainage from open sores. Patients are contagious up to five days. More commonly, one to two days before and five days after the date that their rash appears. When all of the sores have crusted over, the person is usually no longer contagious.


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