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, also known as varicella, is a highly contagious disease caused by
the initial infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV). The disease results in a ...
Jun 20, 2013 ... As this eMedTV article explains, the recorded history of chickenpox goes back to
the 1500s, when Giovanni Filippo first discovered the ...
Aug 5, 2011 ... Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a very contagious disease caused by the
varicella-zoster virus. Chicken pox is an illness with skin ...
is a highly contagious viral infection caused by the varicella virus. It attaches to the wall of the cell it invades, and then enters the cell. Although one lesion goes through this complete cycle in about 7 days, another hallmark of chicken pox
is the f... More »
Jul 13, 2012 ... Sadly, this post is relevant because my youngest son, who is eight, came down
with chicken pox two days ago. I have no idea where he got it ...
Herpes. 2000 Oct;7(3):60-65. History of Varicella Zoster Virus. Wood MJ(1).
Author information: (1)Department of Infection and Tropical Medicine, Heartlands
How do I know if my child has chickenpox? Usually chickenpox can be
diagnosed by disease history and appearance alone. Adults who need to know if
Another theory is that the rash of chickenpox looks like the peck marks caused by
a chicken. But, in case you were wondering, chickenpox can't be caught from a ...
Apr 11, 2014 ... The name, “Chicken Pox” is vernacular for the Varicella Zoster Virus. ... of the
most popular theories as to the origin of the name Chicken Pox.