Varicella vaccine, also known as chickenpox vaccine, is a vaccine that protects
against chickenpox. One dose of vaccine prevents 95% of moderate disease and
Apr 11, 2016 ... CDC recommends two doses of chickenpox vaccine for children, adolescents,
and adults. Children should receive two doses of the ...
Jul 7, 2015 ... WebMD explains the varicella, or chickenpox, vaccine -- why it's important, who
should get it, the vaccine schedule, and possible side effects.
The varicella vaccine is given by injection when kids are between 12 and 15
months old. They receive a booster shot for further protection at 4 to 6 years of
How serious is chickenpox? Many cases of chickenpox are mild, but deaths from
this disease can occur. Before vaccine became avail- able, about 100 people ...
Jul 22, 2016 ... Disease Issues. How serious a disease is varicella? Prior to the availability of
varicella vaccine there were approximately 4 million cases of ...
Chickenpox can be a serious disease, especially in babies and adults. The
disease can cause serious skin infections, pneumonia, brain damage, and even
Highly viral infection disease which is usually associated with children. Read the
disease and vaccination fact sheet to learn more about chickenpox vaccination.
Important facts about chickenpox and the safety of chickenpox vaccine.
Mar 10, 2016 ... Chickenpox (varicella) VIS. Many Vaccine Information Statements are available
in Spanish and other languages. See www.immunize.org/vis.