Where Did Chicken Pox Come from?

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Chicken pox is a common childhood diseases that has been there for several hundreds of years. It was very common to the English for centuries, and they used to call it the blistering disease or boils disease. People thought that the disease was caused by chicken thus the name chicken pox.
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Chickenpox
Also known as varicella, chickenpox is a virus that often affects children. It is characterized by itchy red blisters that appear all over the body. Chickenpox was once so common it was considered a childhood rite of passage. It is well known that once you have chickenpox, you (almost) never have it again. Since the chickenpox vaccine was introduced in the. . . More »
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Chicken pox comes from a virus called varicella zoster. It is a highly contagious disease which causes runny nose, fever, sore throat and sores. While still a communicable disease
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The symptoms of Chicken Pox are red rash, headache, fever, sore throat, backache,
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Chicken pox is a viral infection accompanied by a rash that appears as small red spots or pimples. Prior to the itchy rash, fever or body aches usually occur.
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The vaccine for chicken pox came out in the year 1995, because many people were dying from this disease. But only adults were dying from it and they say very few kids died from it.
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William Herberden, a physician from England, discovered that the chicken pox was not the same as small pox. That it actually was a branch off of that pox family. ...
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