Chicken Pox


Chickenpox is a very contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). It causes a blister-like rash, itching, tiredness, and fever. Chickenpox can be serious, especially in babies, adults, and people with weakened immune systems.

How the virus spreads

Chickenpox spreads in the air through coughing or sneezing. It can also be spread by touching or breathing in the virus particles that come from chickenpox blisters.

Most Common Victims

It spreads easily from infected people to others who have never had chickenpox before or have never received the chickenpox vaccine.

Most Common Injury

About 20 percent of adults who get chickenpox can develop a sickness such as pneumonia and brain inflammation.

Most effective Vaccine

The most effective vaccine is obviously the chicken pox vaccine. It helps to deal with all the symptoms, and all of the germs and bacteria that has entered your body.
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